This book is like a concise encyclopedia of the history of cultural civilization of the world till the pre-Buddhist Age. Many archeological proofs and authentic references cited here evince that ancient Indian sages and kings had laid the foundation of other ancient civilizations, including –Babylonian, Greek, Mayan, and Chinese civilizations. The list of continents/countries where the marks of ancient Indian contributions are (re)discovered includes: America – both Latin America – esp. Mexico, and North American countries (USA); Europe – esp. Germany, Greece; Africa – esp. Egypt, South Africa; Mauritius; Middle-east – esp. Iran, Iraq, Syria, etc; Afghanistan, Russia, China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Mongolia, Burma; Australia; and the countries where influence of Indian culture is quite prominent even today – Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, entire range of other South and East Asian island countries, and nearest neighbors like Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka.
Indian sages had generously bestowed their knowledge, guidance and constructive help to the world on multiples facets of cultural civilization including spirituality, philosophy, psychology, agriculture, anthropology, archeology, sociology, art, architecture, mathematics, astronomy, etc. The book also outlines relevance of this review in the Modern Times and highlights directions for the future.
||Pt Shriram Sharma Acharya
||Vedmata Gayatri Trust (TMD)