Published on August 31, 2020
Additional Information About the Vedic Age
- Indian History
|Gramani||Chief of the village|
|Grihapati||Head of the family|
|Vis||An aggregate of village|
|Rajan||Chief of the tribe|
|Sabha and Samiti||Political assembly|
|Bratya and Nishada||Two important communities|
|Bali||Type of tax|
|Mana and Nishka||Currency|
|Sataanitra||A type of boat driven by 100 boatmen.|
|Godhuli||Measure of time|
|Gavisti||In search of Cow|
Important Rig Vedic Gods
|Indra||Rain and Thunder|
|Varuna||Universe and Morality|
|Aditi||Mother of God|
Four Stages of Life
- The Danish East India Company was established in 1616 under King Christian IV.
- They established settlements at Serampur (Bengal) and Tranqueber (Tamil Nadu).
- They sold their settlements to the English 1845.
- Thir business activities confined almost exclusively in China.
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- Brahmacarya – Student life.
- Garhasthya – Married life and lead a family.
- Vanaprastha – Life of service to others.
- Sannyasa – Forest life.
|Name||No. of Times Appear in Rig Veda||Purpose||Participants|
|Vidatha||122||secular, religious and military.||women can also participate|
|Sabha||8||political, administrative and judicial.||elders|
|Samiti||6||political, administrative. ||common people|
|Parishad||military||part by matriarchal and partly patriarchal.|
|1.||Brahma||a duty dowered girl to a man of the same class.|
|2.||Daiva||marriage with a sacrificial priest as part of his fee.|
|4.||Prajapati||marriage without Dowry.|
|6.||Asura||the bride was bought from her father.|
|8.||paishacha||seduction of a girl while asleep.|
Important Words Appear In Rig Veda
|Sl No.||Name of the word||No. of Times Appear in Rig Veda|