I N T R O D U C T I O N
In Sanskrit, as per Vishnu Purana
Himadres Haiva dakshinain
Vaisham tad Bharatam nama
In other words, it is stated that the subcontinent of India stretches from the Himalayas to the sea. It is known as Bharatavarsha or the land of Bharat where the descendants of Bharata live.