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

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

Georg Feuerstein, Subhash Kak, David Frawley

  • ISBN: 9788120816268, 8120816269
  • Year of Publication: 2008
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 3rd
  • No. of Pages: 368
  • Language: English
Rs. 595.00

In this pathbreaking book, the authors show that the ancient Indians were no primitives but possessed a high spiritual culture, which not only influenced the evolution of the Western world in decisive ways but which still hs much to teach us today. India's archaic spirituality is codified in the rich symbols, metaphors, and myths of the magnificent Rig-Veda, which is shown to be much older than has been widely assumed by scholars. The present book also unravels the astonishing mathematical and astronomical code hidden in the Vedic hymns. Anyone interested in ancient cultural history, India, archaeo-astronomy, or spirituality will find this well researched and cross-cultural work spellbinding and enriching.

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–This is a scholarly masterpiece and belongs in the home and library of every person who wishes to evolve using the wisdom of the ages.”ãDeepak Chopra,M.D.,author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind and Quantum Healing

–From a formidable team of scholars comes a challenging attempt to introduce clarity into history. Feuerstein, Kak, and Frawley know India's traditions inside out. This book is a thrilling piece of scholarship, an exercise of head and heart." - Larry Dossey, M.D., Author of Healing Words and REcovering the Soul

"This is a fascinating attempt to set the record of India's ancient history straight, by clearing the field of much scholarly misinformation and disinformation. The work merits wide attention from students, teachers, and researchers in the humanities." - Prof. K. L. Seshagiri Rao, chief editor of Encyclopedia of Hinduism

"In Search of the Cradle of Civilization is truly groundbreaking and will provoke vigorous debate. In my estimate, this is a landmark book and the foundation for the rewriting of human history since 6000 BCE."-Dr. Klaus Klostermeier, Prof. of Religious Studies, Univ. of Manitoba

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