Terms and Questions
The Aryan Worldview and Society
Indra and Vrtra
11. George Dumezil
12. Twice-born castes
Who were the Aryans and where
did they come from? Why is this an
important question for present day India?
What kind of knowledge
do we have for the Indus Valley Civilization and how does it differ from what
we have for the early Aryans?
How do the Samhitas
relate to the rituals of the Brahmins?
How is the entire body
of vedic texts organized?
Describe the trajectory
of the Aryans migrations into and within the subcontinent