Category «Indian History»

Reasons for the rise of Magadha Empire among 16 Mahajanapadas.

rise of magadha empire

The rise of Magadha among the sixteen Mahajanapadas is very significant in Indian History. The sixth century BC was a major landmark in the history of ancient India. Aryan India in North was divided into sixteen Mahajanapadas or Kingdoms, a number of republican and autonomous states. Of the sixteen Mahajanapadas, Magadha, Kosala, Avanti, and Vatsa were …

16 Mahajanapadas and their Capitals during Sixth Century B.C. Important for UPSC Prelims & SSC CGL

16 mahajanapadas and their capitals

The rise of 16 Mahajanapadas in the sixth century BC was a major landmark in the Ancient Indian History. The Ancient India (North India) had experienced far-reaching changes in political, socio-economic and cultural life. The regular use of iron implements enhanced the extension and improvement in agriculture. All these economic changes resulted in the formation …

MCQs on the Prehistoric period of Ancient Indian History.

mcqs on the prehistoric period of ancient indian history

The prehistoric period of ancient Indian history is about 500,000 – 200,000 years old. In this post, we will discuss some important multiple choice questions or MCQs on the prehistoric period of Ancient Indian History. Important MCQs on the Prehistoric period: 1. The earliest human fossils were found from which of the following places? A. Africa …

Mahavira Jain and the rise of Jainism in India. Indian History for Competitive govt. job Exams.

rise of jainism

Jainism, which is traditionally known as Jain Dharma is one of the most ancient Indian religion. The followers of Jainism are called ‘Jains’. ‘Jains’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Jina’ which means victor. Jainism makes it history through a succession of twenty-four victorious saviors and teachers known as “Tirthankara”. The first Tirthankara was ‘Rishabhanatha’, …