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Siddhartha Gautama (lord buddha)

Posted by VASUDEVA REDDY on Sunday, October 31, 2010, In : ancient history 

Siddhartha Gautama lived in the present-day border area between India and Nepal in the 6th century before Christ; his exact birth date is unknown. Because the life of the historical Buddha is inseparable from legend, the following text is not meant to be a historically exact biography, but a short life story based on what has been passed down by generations. The dates are based on present day historians' mainstream view.

563 BC - Birth

Siddhartha Gautama is born in Lumbini, near the Nepales...


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Lord mahavira's period

Posted by VASUDEVA REDDY on Sunday, October 31, 2010, In : ancient history 

 The Period in which Mahavira lived was an age of acute intellectual upheaval in the cultural history of India; and among his contemporaries there were such religious teachers as Kesa-kambalin, Makkhali Gosala, Pakuddha Kaccayana, Purana Kassapa, Samjaya Belatthi-putta and Tathagata Buddha. Mahavira inherited a good deal from earlier Tirthakaras. He left behind not only a systematic religion and philosophy but also a well-knit social order of ascetics and lay followers who earnestly followed ...


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Vedic era (1200-500BC)

Posted by VASUDEVA REDDY on Sunday, October 31, 2010, In : ancient history 

OVERVIEW

The Vedic Age (1500 BC-600 BC) was precipitated by the migration of the Aryan people from northwestern parts of the indian subcontinent. The Vedic Age saw the development of agricultural activities on a large scale in the upper Gangetic plains of India. This period is known for its nature worship and formation of Hindu religious philosophy. The Vedic Age is also termed as the age of the epics, as the great indian epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and the Upanishads were written d...


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Harappa civilization

Posted by VASUDEVA REDDY on Sunday, October 31, 2010, In : ancient history 
Indus Valley civilizations covering approx 1/2 million miles of Northern Indian subcontinent is the largest ancient civilization in history till now. Since both stone and copper are used it is a chalcolithicivil.The Indus Valley people are highly artistic and skilled.Their chief features include a highly organized urban setup and a strong economy.

Harappa Civilisation - Fashion

The exact origins of the IVC people is disputed but appears to belong to four ethnic types including the Protoaustiolo...


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