Sarasvati (texts & arch.II)

S. Kalyanaraman kalyan97 at YAHOO.COM
Wed May 27 00:48:31 UTC 1998

---"Paul K. Manansala" <kabalen at MAIL.JPS.NET> wrote:

> ps -- regarding the use of saagara for lakes, doesn't this
> have a long tradition in the literature?  Maybe I'm thinking of
> something else, but I'll investigate.

Isn't the earliest attestation of 'sa_gara' in Manu?
In Sindhi and Bengali, the lexeme means both an ocean and a
river/lake. There is of course the tradition of
the ocean dug up by Sagara.
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