Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation

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This book describes early Indian civilisation, and the foundations of cultural and religious traditions that are still alive today. It begins with the Indus Valley Civilisation (2500-1500 BC), in modern Pakistan, first excavated only in the 1920s and still being uncovered today. The end of this civilisation coincides with the arrival in north India of Aryans, who laid the foundations of Indian religion, centered on sacrificial objects. Great importance was accorded to the India, whose centre of gravity shifted from the ...

Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation 2005, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson

ISBN-13: 9780297829836

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Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation 2000, Viking Books

ISBN-13: 9780670911035

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