Dear Matthew,

the news about the discovery of the skeletons seem to date back at least to September 2009 ( It sounds strange that it didn’t reach the academia since.



Marco Franceschini
Senior Assistant Professor
ty of Bologna
Department of History and Cultures

Il giorno 2 mar 2021, alle ore 10:39, Matthew Kapstein <> ha scritto:

Dear friends,

This article has been making the rounds among yoga and meditation groups recently:

I am aware that the "proto-Siva" interpretation of certain Indus Valley seals has been much contested during the last few decades but have no knowledge of the other material discussed here.  If you know of pertinent references to reliable sources that will help to shed light on this, I would be most grateful.

best regards,

Matthew Kapstein
Directeur d'études, émérite
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

Numata Visiting Pro
fessor of Buddhist Studies,
The University of Chicago
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