Sarasvati (texts & arch.II)

Palaniappa Palaniappa at AOL.COM
Wed May 27 14:44:38 UTC 1998

In a message dated 98-05-27 08:35:44 EDT, witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU writes:

<< Vasistha as been promoted "to the Heavens" in such texts,
 while in the RV he is a newcomer, without Angirasa background etc. >>

Being a bystander in this debate, I was, however, intrigued by this statement.
I have read Staal's view that Angirasas were pre-Aryan. It will be useful to
hear Dr. Witzel's views on Angirasas which might update Staal's work.


S. Palaniappan

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