International Seminar on ‘Vedic Sarasvati River and Hindu civilization’

via Press Release published on June 16, 2008


Venue and Date

 India International Centre, New Delhi between Oct. 24 (11 AM) to Oct. 26 (4 PM) (Friday-Sunday), 2008 [Venue details: India International Centre (Homepage)] 


Among the sponsors are  Sarasvati Research Centre, AIM for Seva and Acharya Sabha Trust.


The Seminar is intended to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for researchers, to present and to review the results of their researches related to Vedic River Sarasvati and Hindu civilization to get the true story of ancient India. It may help us build harmony among all connected civilizations. Seminar deliberations will be published; seminar participants are requested to submit their papers (preferably in word doc. format) well in advance (on or before 30 June 2008) to enable the release of the Publication of Seminar papers on the first day of the inauguration of the Seminar, that is, 24 October 2008. 


Rebirth of River Sarasvati is ongoing and will reach Gujarat soon. Recent research perspectives from a number of disciplines have pointed to the importance of River Sarasvati as the fountain-head of Hindu civilization. The fact that the Vedas thrived on the banks of the River Saraswati is proved by the words of the Vedas, according to many Vedic scholars. It looks that many abiding Hindu traditions evolved from the Vedic foundations — including svastika.  

Reception Committee

Chairperson: Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Founder, AIM for Seva
Secretary: Dr. S. Kalyanaraman, Director, Sarasvati Research Centre

Members: Prof. Shivaji Singh, Former Head of Department, Ancient History and Archaeology, Gorakhpur University

Dr. Sharad Hebalkar, Retd. Principal, Ambajogai College, Author: Ancient Seaports of India, Krunvanto vishvam aryam, Bharatiya samskruti ka vishwa sanchaar.

Administrative arrangements 

Boarding and lodging will be provided by the Seminar organizers. Travel costs will be borne by the seminar participants. 


All scholars and researchers from all parts of the globe are invited to participate in the Seminar. 

Dr. S. Kalyanaraman, Sarasvati Research Centre,
Secy. Sarasvati Seminar Reception Committee

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