Rivers in Ancient India (study)

by Archana Sarma | 2019 | 49,356 words

Summary: This essay studies the distinctive traits of the rivers in ancient India as reflected in the Vedic and Puranic texts. The first chapter introduces the elements of nature and the derivation of the word Nadi. The following chapters deal with rivers found in the Vedas (Samhitas), Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads and Puranas. The final chapter investigates the changing trends of rivers from ancient to modern times.

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