Genesis: And The Lord Created A Paradise Called Kashmir
Affiliation: Dina Chemicals and Fibres Ltd., Ahmedabad, India
Keywords: History, Religion, Ancient Civilisation, Kashmir Valley, Politics, Society, Culture
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, News and Views
The book, “Kashmiriyat at Crossroads; The Search For A Destiny”, by P. Parimoo is based on the diaries of his father, Late Pandit Dina Nath Parimoo. The book is filled with vivid descriptions of his first-hand experiences in Kashmir during the first half and the middle of the 20th century. It takes the reader to the early days of Kashmir with rich glimpses into the culture, history, society and economy of the valley through the accounts of an ordinary Kashmiri. “Genesis: And The Lord Created A Paradise Called Kashmir” is an excerpt from this book that throws light on the creation of the ancient civilisation that inhabited the valley and the historical events that followed.