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Indus river or Sindhu (Tibetan, Sanskrit and Sindhi) is a great trans-Himalayan river of South Asia. It is one of the longest rivers in the world, with a length of some 2,000 miles (3,200 km).

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Indus river and Hinduism

What do ancient scriptures, texts and traditions tell us about the river Indus (Sindhu)? Are there references to the Indus River Civilisation in the Mahabharata? Has there been a significance of ...
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What is the origin of the word “Hindu”?

It is a fact that the term "Hindu" derives from the river "Sindh". But most of Hinduism's tenets and teachings derive from the Vedas. Why wasn't it named after the Vedas, but it's rather given a name ...