Important Ancient Terms

Lohit Ayas Copper Syam Ayas Iron Vanik Traders Gramini Village Head Bhagadugha Tax collector Sthapati Chief Judge Takshan Carpenter Niska Unit of currency Satamana Unit of currency Pana Term used for coin Shresthi Guilds Vihara Buddhist Monastery Chaitya Sacred Enclosure Read More …

Important Ancient Terms for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

Lohit Ayas Copper Syam Ayas Iron Vanik Traders Gramini Village Head Bhagadugha Tax collector Sthapati Chief Judge Takshan Carpenter Niska Unit of currency Satamana Unit of currency Pana Term used for coin Shresthi Guilds Vihara Buddhist Monastery Chaitya Sacred Enclosure Read More …

Major Monuments of Ancient Period

1. Udaygiri Caves During Chandragupta’s reign at Vidisha, M.P. 2. Angorwatt Temples Suryavarman Ii 3. Vikramashila University Pala King Dharampala 4. Kailash Temple (Ellora) Rashtrakuta king Krishna I 5. Dilwara Temple Tejapala 6. Rathas of Mamallapuram Mahendravarman I (Pallava King) Read More …

Major Monuments of Ancient Period for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

  1.   Udaygiri Caves     During Chandragupta’s reign at Vidisha, M.P.     2.   Angorwatt Temples     Suryavarman Ii     3.   Vikramashila University     Pala King Dharampala     4.   Kailash Temple Read More …

Different Forms of Marriage Practiced in Ancient India

1. Brahma Duly dowered girl to a man of the same class 2. Daiva Father gives daughter to a sacrificial priest as a part of his fee 3. Arsa A token bride price of a cow & a bull is Read More …

Different Forms of Marriage Practiced in Ancient India for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

1.   Brahma     Duly dowered girl to a man of the same class 2.   Daiva     Father gives daughter to a sacrificial priest as a part of his fee 3.   Arsa       A Read More …

Different Schools of Indian Philosophy

          Nastika Shools of Indian System of Philosophy   Charvaka   Believes only in materialism. No life beyond death, no soul no god. Jaina     The names of two tirthankaras, Rishabhanath & Aristhanemia finds mention Read More …

Different Schools of Indian Philosophy

          Nastika Shools of Indian System of Philosophy   Charvaka   Believes only in materialism. No life beyond death, no soul no god. Jaina     The names of two tirthankaras, Rishabhanath & Aristhanemia finds mention Read More …

Buddhist Councils

I Buddhist Council 500 BC at Ajatsataru . Record the Buddha’s sayings (sutra) and codify Rajgaha Presided by monastic rules (vinaya). Rajgaha is today’s Mahakasyapa Rajgir II Buddhist Council 383 BC at Kalasoka The conservative schools insisted on monastic Vaishali Read More …

Buddhist Councils for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

I Buddhist Council   500 BC at   Ajatsataru .   Record the Buddha’s sayings (sutra) and codify     Rajgaha   Presided by   monastic rules (vinaya). Rajgaha is today’s         Mahakasyapa   Rajgir II Buddhist Read More …

Famous Inscriptions

  Inscription King Aspect Junagarh Rock Rudradaman (Saka) Sanskrit. Says that a dam on the sudarshana lake was constructed by Pushyagupta a governor of Chandragupta Maurya Allahabad Pillar Samudragupta Sanskrit. Composed by Harisena Aihole Inscription Pulakeshin II Mentions Harsha defeat Read More …

Famous Inscriptions for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

  Inscription King     Aspect Junagarh Rock Rudradaman (Saka)   Sanskrit. Says that a dam on the sudarshana lake             was constructed by Pushyagupta a governor of             Chandragupta Read More …

Indian Religious Books

  Puranas Divided into sarga, pratisarga, manvantantar, vamsa (genealogical list of kings) & vamsanucharita. 18 main puranas & 18 subsidiary puranas. Vedas Meaning “knowledge”. Rigveda (hymns), Yajurveda (sacrificial formulae), Atharvaveda (magical charms & spell), Samveda. Vedas are called aparusheya (not Read More …

Indian Religious Books for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

  Puranas Divided into sarga, pratisarga, manvantantar, vamsa (genealogical list of kings) & vamsanucharita. 18 main puranas & 18 subsidiary puranas. Vedas Meaning “knowledge”. Rigveda (hymns), Yajurveda (sacrificial formulae), Atharvaveda (magical charms & spell), Samveda. Vedas are called aparusheya (not Read More …