The Indus script - lost perishable manuscripts

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Mon Apr 27 22:28:03 UTC 2009

Thanks.  - Allen

>>> Dipak Bhattacharya <dbhattacharya2004 at YAHOO.CO.IN> 4/27/2009 2:22:32 PM >>>

The short charms reputed to be precursors of Tantric hriim and the like

--- On Mon, 27/4/09, Allen W Thrasher <athr at LOC.GOV> wrote:

From: Allen W Thrasher <athr at LOC.GOV>
Subject: Re: The Indus script - lost perishable manuscripts
Date: Monday, 27 April, 2009, 11:14 PM

"Such graphic/phonetic symbols existed in India at least since the Saddharmapundariika."

What passage in the SDP are you referring to, Deepak?


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