A Re-Examination of the Religion of the Indus Civilization

  title={A Re-Examination of the Religion of the Indus Civilization},
  author={Herbert P. Sullivan},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={115 - 125}
Forty-three years ago the shape of Indic studies was radically altered by the discovery of the Indus civilization.l On the basis of certain finds from Mohenjo-daro, Sir John Marshall asserted that mother-goddess worship in India and the cult of Siva could be traced back to pre-Vedic, non-Aryan beginnings.2 Marshall's interpretation of the religion of the Harappa culture has been accepted almost universally and has greatly influenced scholarly understanding of the historical development of… Expand
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