Timeline of Hinduism

Events

The Indus River Valley civilization begins to develop

Approx. 2500 BCE

The Aryan invasion begins

Approx. 1600 BC

The Vedic Age begins

Approx. 1500 BC

The Epics and Puranas are written

500 BC

The Maurya Empire is founded

320 BC

The Gupta Empire is founded

320 CE

The Gupta Empire falls

500

Vasco de Gama arrives in southern Asia.

1498

The Hindu Renaissance begins

1600

The British East India Company wins trading rights in the Mughal empire

1617