Linguistic Aspects of the Indo-European Urheimat Question
by Dr. Koenraad Elst
It is too early to say that linguistics has proven an Indian origin for the IE family. But we can assert with confidence that the oft-invoked linguistic evidence for a European Urheimat and for an Aryan invasion of India is completely wanting. One after another, the classical proofs of the European Urheimat theory have been discredited... Linguistic Evidence
Underwater Archaeology in the Gulf of Cambay
An innocuous piece of wood along with a slew of artifacts are set to push back Indian antiquity to 7,500 B.C.E., if material picked up from the sea-bed of the Gulf of Cambay gets scientific verification... Cambay Archaeology
Decoding the Ancient Script of the Indus Valley
The ancient cities of the Indus Valley belonged to the greatest civilization the world may never know. Since the 1920s, dozens of archaeological expeditions have unearthed traces of a 4,500-year-old urban culture that covered some 300,000 square miles in modern day Pakistan and north-western India. Digs at major sites such as Mohenjo-daro and Harappa revealed a sophisticated society whose towns had advanced sanitation, bathhouses and grid-like city planning.
Vastu Shastra- Sacred Vedic Architecture
By Muktirajsinhji Chauhan
Adherence to Vastu Shastra, the ancient and medieval canons on city planning and architecture, has suddenly assumed tremendous significance, particularly among the well-educated and affluent in urban India. It may be difficult to predict if this is just a fad ... Vastu Shastra Article
In the Harappan cities some 4200 seals, many of them duplicates, have been found which carry short inscriptions in an otherwise unknown script. There is not the slightest doubt that this harvest of Harappan writings is but the tip of an iceberg...
By Dr. Koenraad Elst