The history of India is shrouded in antiquity. The
country has been thought of as a nation of philosophers
with a well-developed and even idyllic society.
Excavations of sites belonging to the Harappan era
show that the people lived in brick houses in towns
with excellent drainage. One of the oldest scriptures
in the world is the four-volume Vedas that many regard
as the repository of national thoughts that anticipated
some of the modern scientific discoveries.
Despite formidable barriers in the form of the mighty
Himalayas and oceans, India also received a succession
of foreigners, many of them carrying swords and guns.
nearly all of them stayed on. Out of these waves of
immigration has emerged the composite culture of India
and made it a land of unity in diversity. India became
a land of assimilation and learning, a land of change
Aryans were among the first to arrive in India which
was inhabited by the Dravidians. Others who came here
included Greeks, Persians, Mughals and even British,
Portugese and French.
the years there have been many major ruling dynasties
like the Shakas, the Kushans, the Maurayas and Guptas.
every major religion in the world is represented in
India which is also the land of the Lord Buddha, Lord
Mahavira and Guru Nanak Dev, the founders of Buddhism,
Jainism and Sikhism.