Michael Witzel witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Sun Oct 25 13:34:47 UTC 1998

For the early history of Sarasvati, especially as river goddess (and her
representation as 'heavenly Ganga', the Milky Way), you may find a host of
data and diagrams in:

"Sur le chemin du ciel", Bulletin des etudes indiennes 2 (Paris), 1984,


On Sat, 24 Oct 1998, robert b langston wrote:

> Could anyone help me regarding the history of the goddess Sarasvati ?  I
> am especially interested in finding an account for the development from
> river goddess  to goddess of arts and learning.

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