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mrabe at mrabe at
Fri Oct 4 08:55:56 UTC 1996

To Peter Claus who wrote: >Date: October 3, 1996

>Particularly significant, I think, is the MahenjoDaro
>sculpture and I am thankful for the reminder.  It seems
>to me that it evidences the same distinctive practice
>found later in the Buddhist monastaries, and certainly
>pre-dates any Greek influences...
 I am not
>sure that the South Indian practice at some temples of
>removing the upper garmet is 'the same' gesture, but it
>may be an equivalent.

The more so, if the Mohenjo-Daro yogi were Dravidian. ;^)

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