Ancient India. The Indus River Civilization. The Indus River Valley Civilization. The First Civilization on the Indus. The First people of the Indus Valley. The Harrapans people created a city right on the banks of the Indus River around 5000 BCE.
The Indus River Civilization
The Harrapans people created a city right on the banks of the Indus
River around 5000 BCE.
This City was unique because it was planned before it was built and
had a plan for garbage disposal.
Slums developed as the rich separated from the poor sections of town
MohenjoDaro--- Sewers carried waste away from town
The ruins as they appear today
The ruins are evidence of a well planned city
The city was abandoned around 1500 BCE probably due to Aryan invasion
Examine these artifacts.
What was their purpose?
a. Mahabharata= explains the gods and history of India’s dynasties
--BhagavadGita = a substory in the Mahabharata
served as inspiration to Mahatma Gandhi
Hero Rama rescues his wife Sita from dark lord
Ravana, king of demons. Sugriva, king of
the monkeys offered his help.
a philisophical / religious movement based upon the teachings of real life Siddartha Gautama.
Life is full of suffering
Suffering is caused be selfish desires
End Suffering by ending selfish desires
Ultimate Reality!====Reunion with the Great World Soul! The selfish side of us is dead now.
Buddha grew up as a Hindu
Formed after Buddha’s
Folded robe with his begging bowl on top
Much to choose from!