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

Author : Handa, Devendra
Pages : xvi,148p., (72)pls., (1)map, bib., ind., 25cm.
Year : 2004
ISBN : 8173052722, 8173052722
Publisher : Aryan Books International
Place : New Delhi
Binding : Hardcover
Price (Airmail) : US $35.25
About the book:

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.
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