Indus River Valley
Indus River Valley Civilization
The Indus River is to the west of the Himalayas.
The monsoon is one of the biggest factors in the climate.
Some cities in Harappa and Mohenjo Daro.
The Aryans arrival resulted in a new and unique culture.
One form of writing they used was Sanskrit.
The society was divided into four varnas.
Every person born into the Indus River Valley civilization was born into a caste system.
The religion of the Indus people was Hinduism.
Hindus people developed yoga, as part of their religion.
In the Hindus religion they believed in reincarnation.
Another part of their religion is believing in karma.
Karma is controlled by dharma, the law.
Another religion of the Indus people is Buddhism.
Buddhism's founder was Siddhartha Gautama.
Asoka is considered the greatest ruler in India.
Silk Road was the road leading to China.
Pilgrims got much the wealth from religious trade.
Faxian visited India in search of documents about Buddhism.
The earliest known literature was vedas.
Bhagavad Gita is the sermon by the god.
One of the most famous authors in the Gupta Era was Kalidasa.
The most famous mathematician was Aryabhata.