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An epic pilgrimage: history and antiquity of Pehowa: ancient Prithudaka: a Mahabharata site on the Sarasvati

Handa, Devendra

₹ 1400.00

This book is the first comprehensive account of Pehowa, one of the oldest and most sacred place (tirtha), located on the banks of the illustrious Rigvedic river Sarasvati, in the Kurukshetra region. The modern name Pehowa is a corrupt form of the original Sanskrit name of the town, Prithudaka. Also presents an account of the different places of pilgrimage-- tirthas, asramas, holy spots connected with sages and divinities, etc., at and near Pehowa, giving copious textual citations.

ISBN 13: 9788173052729

ISBN 10: 8173052727

Year: 2004

Pages etc.: xvi,148p., (72)pls., (1)map, bib., ind., 25cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Archaeology

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