Underwater search for Lord Krishna’s Dwarka on Gujarat coast on the west coast of
Epic Mahabharata mentions about the phenomenon of sea level rising and the total destruction of Dwarka as predicted by Lord Krishna. Many people scoffed it as wild imagination and fiction. But today sea level rising and swallowing land is a common phenomenon and it is happening around the world. Once oceanography accepted sea level rising as a fact, large-scale excavations have been taking place to find more about Dwarka on land and undersea.
Since 1982, National Institute of Oceanography and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have been exploring the west coast of
According to Mahabharata, Lord Krishna founded the holy city of
The new book ‘Underwater Archaeology of Dwarka and Somnath’ sheds light on the scientific analysis done in the region from 1998 to 2002. The book is scholarly in approach and discusses extensively the date and the identification of anchors and other objects recovered from underwater exploration. A major highlight of the book is the underwater and surface photographs and illustrations.
Underwater Archaeology of Dwarka and Somnath
By A.S.Gaur, Sundaresh and K.H.Vora
Published: National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
Distributed by: Aryan Books International,
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New Delhi – 110002.
Price: 1500 Rupees