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Brief Story of Ramayana (Summary)

The main story of Ramayana can be summarized as below:Raja Dasharatha of Ayodhya had three wives. The names of his wives were Kaushalya, Kaikeyi and Sumitra.Ram Chandra was the son of Kausalya. Bharat was the son of Kaikeyi. Lakshman…

When was the Valmiki Ramayana written?

When was the Valmiki Ramayana written? Like all ancient events, works and personages, Ramayana also cannot be dated back correctly.We do not know precisely as to when this epic poem was composed. Our problem becomes still difficult when…

Religious Life of Aryans

The Aryan people worshiped several gods and goddesses. In the religious scriptures, Rudra is termed as the great God and he is also called Shiva who is worshiped even up to this age by the common people.The religious spirit behind the…

Political Developments during the Later Vedic Age

The political developments of the Later Vedic age are not anything isolated from the Rig Vedic age. They are in fact a continuation of the Rig Vedic conditions and a slight improvement upon them.The Rig Vedic civilization consisted of the…

Brief Overview of Ancient Indian Literature

The Ancient Indian Literature consists of the four Vedas and the Upanishads. The four Vedas provides information regarding the development of early and the later Aryan civilization.The four Vedas are Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and…

Economic Life of Aryans during Vedic Period

Economic Life of Aryans during Vedic Period: Agriculture was the main means of occupation and livelihood for the Aryans.The Slokas have referred to agriculture as a god and mercy for better crop and green grass for the animal has been…