Sunday, January 17, 2010

Pakistan, Vedic Civilisation

Vedic Civilisation: During the Vedic culture , the hymns of the Rigveda were composed and the foundations of Hindism were laid. The city of Taxila , in northern Pakistan, became important to Hinduism (and later Budhism). According to to Hindu Tradition, the Mahabharata Epic was first recited at Taxila at the snake sacrfice Yagnaof King Janamejaya, one of the heroes of the story.