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Reference is made to the mahajanapadas or the great janpadas, large and more powerful than earlier multiple janapadas by the time of 600 B.C. 16 Majanpadas and their kings are listed in Buddhist texts. World History, History, Ganges, Region, Ancient, Buddhist, Common People, Consumerism, Buddhist Texts
Unexplored History : Wet Rice Cultivation In Ancient Mahajanapadas
Reference is made to the mahajanapadas or the great janpadas, large and more powerful than earlier multiple janapadas by the time of 600 B.C. 16 Majanpadas and their kings are listed in Buddhist texts.
Heterodox Philosophies And Republican States of 600 B.C. India, Political System, System, Freedom, Common, Ruler
Heterodox Philosophies And Republican States of 600 B.C.
By the time of 600 B.C., India had mainly two types of the political system – monarchical system and republic states. In the monarchical system, powers were concentrated in the hands of rulers. There was no freedom of expression or thought in the monarchical rule. On the contrary, in the republican state, we find a little bit of freedom of expression or thought for the common men.
Why Is Cow Sacred? | Cows In India People, Cow, Hindu, Sacred, Religious Text, Cows, Religion
Why Is Cow Sacred? | Cows In India
In the Hindu religion, cows are sacred animals. Hindu people worship her. In religious scripture, the killing of cows is forbidden. There are references to punishment in old religious texts if a cow is slaughtered.
Myth of Holy Cow Historian, Ancient India, Sacred Places, Myths, Sacrifice, Holi
Myth of Holy Cow
The historian D.N.Jha had broken this myth in his book ‘The Myth of Holy cow’. D.N.Jha provided evidence from texts, including Rig-Veda to break this myth. Through Rig-Veda, he showed that animal sacrifice was common in ancient India and the cow was among the animals sacrificed. The sacrificial meat, including beef, was distributed among believers and consumed.
Emergence Of Untouchability Buddhism, Buddha, Foundation, Indian, Knowledge, Phenomena, Founder, Social Class
Emergence Of Untouchability
600 B.C. is the period of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. This period is also called the Second Urbanization. Up to 600 B.C., the four varnas i.e. Brahman, Kshatriya Vaishya and Shudra strengthened their foundation. The fifth class i.e. untouchables emerged in the Indian scenario during 600 B.C.
Vardhaman Mahavir: The Smart Marketing Strategist Faith, Preaching, Achievement, Age, Birth And Death
Vardhaman Mahavir: The Smart Marketing Strategist
Vardhaman Mahavir was born in 540 B. C. in a village called kundagram in north Bihar. He abandoned worldly life at the age of 30 and became an ascetic. When he reached the age of 42, he attained the Kaivalya or knowledge.