Life in DHOLAVIRA, Holy city of Lord Datta-treya.

Two islands around backwater; one bigger & one smaller.
The smaller Island harbouring DHOLAVIR is called KHADIR BET.
The bigger island called Kachchh ( looks like inverted turtle)
Smaller island called Khadir Bet with DHOLAVIRA; BLACK HILL ( Kalo Dungar) across the other end in Greater Island ( facing each other across sea water; both with Shikher temples of Lord Datta-treya)
West India backwater region; two islands
Islands & back water area ; greater island called Kucch as it looks like an INVERTED TURTLE
The smaller island harbours DHOLAVIRA , between two rivulets of Gaggar river called โ€” Mansar and Manhar. 
124 acres
R.S. Bisht, former Joint Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India.
Shikar based Indus inhabitation
Shikar based Indus inhabitation
Note Shikher buliding (the Citadel & Bailey) at North most side harbouring the DHOLAVIRA BOARD
Sandwiched between two rivers ; Mannar river & Manhar river
Fortified Shiker temple structure of Hindu tradition on most pious North side. ( corresponding named as castle & Bailey )
Temple Cum Admin structure located in pious North. Water body arranged NORTH SOUTH direction, same as Great water bath of Mohenjodaro.
Dholavira , between two rivulets of Gaggar river called โ€” Mansar and Manhar. 
Fortified Shikher temple ( seat of spiritual power of Priest King).
Fortification of Dholavira in Background & fortification of stadium or prayer assembly in forefront & SHIKHER ( castle & Bailey ) own fortification with door.
The SHIKHER structure with walls all around & a gate at the entrance. The gate has the famous DHOLAVIRA BOARD. Priest King family palace cum Darbar complex
The slope facilitating Gravitational drainage of water.
Dholavira board on Gate
Dholavira board with letters
Gypsum inlay letters in Wooden board
Wooden board with Gypsum inlays declaring it as Yog Guru Datta-treya Adobe
Holy tree linked with Tantra & Yog Guru Datta-treya Hari , Soma, Vedic yagya, etc.

The wooden board is likely to be made up from ficus racemosa plant wood as Gular is strongly linked with Yog Guru Datta-treya tradition & headgear too is shown as plant reed with Gular leaves looking like peepal tree.

Fortified SHIKHER structure dedicated to Yog Guru Tantra TRADITION Lord Datta-treya ( father Atri Vedic tradition)
SHIKHER tradition well established in chain of Himalayas Spiritual tradition right from ice age; thus building worship places at top of mountain ๐Ÿ”๏ธ is an well established ancient Indian tradition which made it compulsory to raise a mountain like Shiker at Dholavira as a place of worship and spiritual power for King Priest who had the palace adjacent to SHIKHER temple  for Royal ceremonies & day to day Governance with designated ministers and expert counsellors.

Peak of ice age was in the period from 14000 B.C. to 12000 B.C.

During this period from 15000 B.C. to 9000 B.C. eurasian continent was covered with an ice of 1/2 to 2 km thick ice Sheet.

Europe – Russia – Siberia – Khazakhastan – Kirgizistan – Tajikhistan – Tibet – Mongolia – North China etc., were all covered with a sheet of ice and unfit for Human Settlements except for SIDDHAS & AVADHOOT.

Father of Yog Yantra Guru Datta-treya ( Rishi Atri) author of 5th Chapter of Rig-Veda. Vedic & Yogic Tradition hand in hand.
Dholavira people wearing cotton dresses
??ANCIENT India??
People living with Vedic & Yogic Tradition hand in hand.
Datta-treya temple at Shikher or Citadel and water bodies at sides.
Wide roads
Dholavira stone with Inscriptions discovered at South wall of Castle ( SHIKHER)
Dholavira Stone discoverer.
Draining canal
Water reservoir

DHOLAVIRA SEALS

?? Consortium or Principalities of three friendly King Priests
Eagle/ falcon / Garud seal
Dholavira seals

DHOLAVIRA HONOURING DEAD

DHOLAVIRA circular

THE DATTA-TREYA TRADITION CONTINUUM

from Ancient to Modern

Modern Datta-treya Hari ๐Ÿ™ Shikher temples

SHIKHER TEMPLE TRADITION followed in all major city sites of Indus , previously called castle.
Datta-treya Trimurti Temple at Shikher of BLACK MOUNTAIN ( KALI DONGRI) & near Ancient Dholavira

SHIKHER TEMPLE AT KALO DUNGARO

( black hill top)

Kalo Dungar is the highest point in Kutch, Gujarat, India, at 462 m.

It is located at 97 km from District headquarters of Bhuj and 25 km from nearest town Khavda.

Two ranges are available in the Black Hill:

1) Kala Hill

Kala Hill is the northern hill

2) Gora Hill (White Hill).

Gora hill is the southern hill.

Datta-treya temple at Black hill
Datta-treya Trimurti inside Temple with Cauldron like object
Close up

Datta-treya temple at Khadir bet

DATTA-TREYA TRADITION RELATED SECTS IN MODERN INDIA

carrying the torch light of tradition

1) Datta-treya Sampradaya

Datta-treya Hari sampradaya (sect) in Modern India.

2) MAHA-ANUBHAV PANTH

MAHA-ANUBHAV panth of Datta-treya HARI Tradition

3) NATH SECT

NATH PANTH of Datta-treya Hari Tradition well established in Nepal & India.

4) DATTAYREYA FATHER SECT ( Rig-Veda) VEDIC sect

Father of Datta-treya Hari & author of 5 mandla of Rig-Veda.

Shree N D Modi jee, now the Prime minister of India, mentioned the rich heritage of Dholavira during President of USA, Mr Trump, visit to India.