The Lost River is a book that talks about the existence, and eventual demise, of the Sarasvati River. The book puts forth the theories brought about by different explorers and archaeologists.
Summary of the Book
Sarasvati has been a river that has been very popular among people now. It has been discussed and speculated for years now. The river that once described ancient scriptures like the Rig Veda had suddenly ceased to exist, and nobody knew why. This book is a narrative that insists on the idea that the river still exists, and speaks in favour of it. The beginning of exploration of this river had started around the nineteenth century. Archaeologists have given their own theories about the origin, course and demise of the great river. The book is an interesting read for those who are interested in the history and ancient geography of the river. It combines spiritual evidence, archaeological evidence, and findings of geographers during the nineteenth century. The book is a must-read for students, teachers and researchers who have a fascination for finding out the mysteries of the Sarasvati River.
About Michel Danino
Michel Danino is an Indian author who is originally from France. He has participated in the translation and publication of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. He has also edited India’s Rebirth and India the Mother. Michel has participated in the preservation of the tropical rainforest in the Nilgiri Hills. He helped promote the essential values of India’s heritage in every field of life by starting the International Forum for India’s Heritage (IFIH).
The enticing tale of a 'lost' River, which is the key to many truths about the Harappan Civilization
A beginners guide's to the Quest for resolution of Sarswati (no longer) puzzle and AIT minefield
Certified Buyer, Indore
A compelling account of history not told elsewhere, free of biases and full of data
Certified Buyer, Bhiwandi
Must-read for all Indian history enthusiasts
Certified Buyer, Chennai
Scholarly piece of work
Certified Buyer, Kannur
A very good book to understand the Indian roots
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Certified Buyer, Gurgaon
Well researched and argued
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