Some of these ruled on the bank of the Indus, others in the neighbourhood of the Sarasvati.
The art was communicated to mortals by Sarasvati, the consort of Brahma.
The districts from the Sarasvati eastward as far as the upper Ganges are after that time a sacred land to the Indians.
Sarasvati, a Hindu goddess, and ultimately the wife of Brahma and goddess of music and eloquence.
They tell us that she had a double birth; first she was daughter to Datsja, son of Brahma, and of Sarasvati his wife.
The seventh river is the Sarasvati, which is expressly named "the seven-sistered."
He preferred to spend the time in drinking from the holy river Sarasvati, though little accustomed to any other drink than wine.
These names the Arachoti received from the river on which they were settled, the older name of which was Arachotus (Sarasvati).
But he prayed to Sarasvati, with whose aid the vessel was always filled up.