The American Institute of Sindhulogy (AIS) is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of knowledge of the ancient Harappan (Indus) Civilization – Sindhu-Saraswati and its contribution to world civilization for equality, liberty, justice for all, non-violence, peaceful co-existence and protection of environment

AIS is dedicated to the preservation of the ancient Sindhu-Saraswati Civilization, which flourished along the banks of the Sindhu – later also called as Indus by some – River 3300–1300 BCE. (AIS would like also the mention examples like the publications – Return Of The Aryans & March of the Aryans) AIS untiringly concerns itself with all the ancient civilizations of Bharat Varsha, including those around Sindhu River( with its subsidiary rivers -Sapta Sindhu), Saraswati, Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmaputra, Godavari, Narmada, Krishna, Tungabhadra and Kaveri Rivers, and their tributaries.

Founded by international peace activist, Dial Gidwani, in 2000, AIS serves the twofold purpose of:

  • Providing cultural identity for the children of the Sindhu Diaspora and
  • Promoting a more peaceful future for all of the world’s people


The following are among the main functions of this Institute:

Promote Research on the Ancient Sindhu Saraswati Civilization.

AIS presented a 70 page proposal (from Return Of The Aryans) to the Educational institutes in Mumbai.
This proposal contains theme subjects which are in need of further research.
The purpose of this proposal is to encourage Indian youth history students to take interest in the subjects presented in Return Of The Aryans.
The proposal was very well received by the Principal of the colleges and history teachers.

Dr Baldev Matlani Professor and head of Department of Sindhi University of Mumbai University and will introduce research on the subjects of the proposal to university research scholars.

For Further Research: Themes from Return of the Aryans
Full Text Research PDF


Promotion of awareness in North America and elsewhere about Indus Valley and Saraswati Civilization and its unique contribution to world culture, education and peace.


Promotion of tolerance and peace among the people through understanding of relations between world Cultures and Civilizations.


To achieve these objectives the following activities will be under taken and promoted.

  1. Establishing AIS chapters and related bodies.
  2. Establishing and promoting links with others educational and cultural organizations including NGOs and international bodies, especially UNESCO.
  3. Establishing and promoting museums, exhibitions, information centers and libraries.
  4. Establishing, coordinating, and networking with eductional institutions, especially schools, to promote diversity, tolerance, and peace.
  5. Gathering and disseminating information on ancient cultures and civilizations to the public in general and youth in particular.
  6. Organizing and supporting seminars, symposiums and other similar activities.
  7. Publishing and distributing relevant literature including books, films, and tapes.