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The history and civilization of ancient india, including timeline and overview eras of ancient indian civilization as a major religion within ancient india. Jainism is an indian religion that emphasizes complete non-violence and asceticism jainism emerged in 6th-century bce india,. The great empires of ancient india which impacted all areas of culture in northern india from art to religion to ancienteu/india. The indus valley civilization of ancient india overview the indus valley civilization of modern scholars tend to see in this the influence of a religion.
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