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Later Vedic Civilization


      Vedic Civilization
No. Later Vedic Civilization
1. The period of later vedic civilization is 1000-600 B.C.
2. During the later vedic age Aryans settled in Ganga Yamuna Do-ab.
3. Aryans composed 4 vedas. They are: Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama veda and Atharvana veda.
4. Except Rig Veda remaining three vedas were composed during the later vedic period.
5. Yajur Veda, Sama Veda and Atharvana Veda tells about the Aryans when they settled in Ganga-Yamuna Do-ab.
6. Explanations to vedas are called Brahmanas.
7. Atharvanaveda contains magical spells.
8. Vedangas are six. They are: Kalpa, Siksha, Chandas, Nirukta, Jyothisha, and Vyakarana.
9. The clan to which Rama was belonged Ikshvaku Kshtriya.
10. Ikshvaku Ksheriya clan ruled Kosala.
11. The Kauravas and the Pandavas belonged to Kuru clan.
12. Dasaraja war took place on the banks of Parusni (Ravi).
13. During the later vedic period the king was called as Samrat.
14. Pushan was the god of Sudras in later vedic period.
15. Tax collector was called as Bhagadugha.
16. The treasurer was known as Sangrahita.
17. During the later vedic age society was divided in to 4 classes.
18. Valmiki was the author of Ramayana.
19. Vyasa was the author of Mahabharata.
20. Which of the following was called as Adikavya Ramayana.
21. Prayaga was famous in making Chariots in the later vedic period.
22. The classes of society during the later vedic period were Brahmins, Kshatriyas,Visyas and Sudras.
23. By the end of later vedic age Aryans established 16 kingdoms.
24. The 16 kingdoms established by the Aryan wre called as Shodasa Mahajanapadas
25. Upanishads are also called Vedantas.
26. Yagnas and Yagas bacame more important during the period of Later vedic age.
27. Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha are called Purusharthas.
28. Brahmacharya, Grihasta, Vanaprastha and Sanyasa are called Asrama system.
29. The four fold varna system became strong and rigid during the period of Later vedic age.
30. The four fold varna system consists Brahmins Kshatriyas Vaishyas and Sudras.
31. Prajapati was the important diety during the period of later vedic age.
32. The first explanation about the Upanayana contains in Satapatha Brahmana.
33. Political Organizations of vedic period ascending order - Kula,Grama,Vis,Jana,Rashtra.
34. Prajapati, Vishnu and Rudra were the most impotrant Gods of the later vedic period.
35. Vidata was the oldest tribal assembly.
36. The debates organized by the rulers during the later vedic period were called as Brahmodyas.

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