Hinduism

Events

Indus River Valley

Approx. 2500 B.C. - Approx. 1700 B.C.

First evidence found of hinduism points to 2500 BC. The Indus Valley Civilisation was a civilisation was located in South-West Asia and is one of the earliest civilisations in the world. They were most likely the first to practise the Hindu religion.

vedic period

Approx. 1500 b.c - Approx. 500 b.c

This is the period where the first religious Hindu scriptures were written, also known as Vedas. The Indo-Aryans came and settled to Northern parts of India.

Classical Era

Approx. 600 BCE - Approx. 500 CE

This was when Hinduism transferred from the Veda to create modern hinduism.

Second urbanisation

Approx. 600 BC - Approx. 200 BC

Maurya Empire

320 BCE - 187 BCE

Chandragupta founds the Maurya Empire in India around 320 BCE, which goes on to be one of the world's largest empires in its time.

The Gupta Dynasty

320 AD - 550 AD

Maharaja sri Gupta founds the Gupta Empire, and it ends in 550 CE becauase it is overrun by Hun.

Muslim conquest

Approx. 622 - Approx. 750

During these times the muslims made conquests to India

Muslim conquest pt.2

Approx. 1200 - Approx. 1500

This is when the main muslim conquests took place. Bakhtiar Khilji led the Muslim conquest of Bengal in 1204 approximately.

Vasco de Gama

1498

Vasco De Gama reaches India from portugal and sends missionaries.

The British East India Company

1600 - 1874

The British East India Company wins rights to Munghai

British Raj

1858 - 1947

India is under the British rule for this period of time until in 1947 it is granted independence.