2500BC to 500 BC

7500 BC : Civilization at Gulf of Khambar 2500-1500 BC: Indus Valley Civilisation. 2000-1500: Aryans arrive from central Asia. 1500-1000: The Early Vedic Age – Rigveda. 1000-500: Later Vedic Period - Samaveda, Yajurveda and Atharvaveda, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Samhitas, early Upanishads and Sutras. 563-483 : Gautama Buddha – born at Lumbini (Nepal); attainment of knowledge – Bodh Gaya (Bihar); first sermon – Sarnath, near Varanasi (UP); Nirvana – Kusinagar (Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh). 540-468 : Mahavira – born at Kundagrama near Vaishali (Bihar) and nirvana at Pavapuri (Patna, Bihar). 492-460 : Rule of Ajatasatru, son of Bimbisara

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7500 bc
2500 bc - 1500 bc
1500 bc - 500 bc
1000 bc - 600 bc
900 bc
600 bc
563 bc - 483 bc
540 bc
540 bc
321 bc - 297 bc
321 bc - 185 bc
297 bc - 272 bc
268 bc - 232 bc