Indus Valley Civilization
1500 BCE Aryans (means noblemen, landlords), fair skinned people from the
great plains of central Asia, invaded Indus River Valley through
Himilayan mountain passes.
1500-800 BCE Development of Vedas
600-200 BCE Upanishads
6th Century BCE
Sanskrit, extended influence all over India.
Established socio-religious hierarchy – varna, caste system.
100 BCE Bhagavad Gita