In Search of the Cradle of Civilization: New Light on Ancient India

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Quest Books, 2001 - History - 341 pages
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Experts in the field present the latest in archeological, geological, & linguistic evidence to dispel the long-held belief that Sumer was where civilization began. Annotation. Contrary to schoolbooks, India--not Sumer--may have been civilizations birth place. Current geological, archaeological, and linguistic evidence shows the ancient Indians had a highly evolved culture that still holds important answers for us today. Annotation. Contrary to schoolbooks, India--not Sumer--may have been civilizations birth place. Current geological, archaeological, and linguistic evidence shows the ancient Indians had a highly evolved culture that still holds important answers for us today.

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With this work, the authors, all three renowned Yoga and Vedic scholars with multiple publications to their names, set out to challenge the generally held theory that advanced culture began in Sumer ... Read full review

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Georg Feuerstein is an internationally recognized yoga scholar and has studied yoga since the age of fourteen. He is the author of The Essence of Yoga, Lucid Waking, The Philosophy of Classical Yoga, Sacred Sexuality, and The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali.

Professor Kak is author of The Astronomical Code of the Rgveda.

Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) is a world renowned teacher of Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedic astrology and Veda and the author of several definitive texts in these fields over the past twenty-five years. He follows the Tantric approach of Ganapti Muni, the chief disciple of the great Avaitic guru Ramana Maharshi.

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