The Vedas Timeline

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  • c. 3000 BCE
    The Aryans - nomadic northerners from central Asia, begin to migrate into the Indus Valley.
  • c. 1500 BCE - c. 500 BCE
    The Vedic Period in India.
  • c. 1500 BCE - 1100 BCE
    The Rig Veda written, mentioning the god Rudra (Shiva) for the first time.
  • c. 800 BCE - c. 500 BCE
    Indian scholars codify and reinterpret Aryan beliefs to create the Upanishads which postulate the basic tenets of Hinduism.

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3000 BCE: The Aryans - nomadic northerners from central Asia, begin to migrate into the Indus Valley.
 
 
1500 BCE - 500 BCE: The Vedic Period in India.
 
 
1500 BCE - 1100 BCE: The Rig Veda written, mentioning the god Rudra (Shiva) for the first time.
 
 
800 BCE - 500 BCE: Indian scholars codify and reinterpret Aryan beliefs to create the Upanishads which postulate the basic tenets of Hinduism.
 
 
 
 
 
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