The Gupta Empire was subjected to foreign aggression since the time of Skandagupta. During his reign the Huns, a nomadic tribe of Central Asia, broke into India by the unguarded passes on the north-west frontier. The Huns gradually came to be divided into two sections. One of the two proceeded … [Read more...] about Huns Invasions of India
History of Ancient India
Satavahana Dynasty Introduction: The fall of the Mauryas gave rise to a number of Brahmin dynasties and Satavahanas are one of them. Origin of Satavahanas: There are differences in opinion among historians. Some think that they are the same as the Satya-putas of Ashokan inscription. They are … [Read more...] about Information about Satavahana Dynasty
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 Sanskrit scholars pronounce that first 7 chapters of this … [Read more...] about When was the Valmiki Ramayana written?
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 village civilization only. There was no mention of any … [Read more...] about Political Developments during the Later Vedic Age
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 worship and devotion of the people has undergone a … [Read more...] about Religious Life of Aryans