done by the teacher of school №17 , Tver Kovalenko Ludmila Ancient India • Ancient cities of India • Group of people. • Faith of the ancient Indians Ancient cities of India Ruins Mohenjo-daro Mohenjo-daro originated around 2600 BC and was abandoned about nine hundred years later. It is assumed that in the heyday of the city was one of the most developed cities in South Asia. Apparently, its inhabitants were exterminated during the invasion of the Aryans. • • • • • God Brahma divided the people into castes specifying their classes, rights and responsibilities. The position of each caste is determined by its origin. Even the color of the clothes befitting each particular caste. From his mouth Brahma created the priestly caste, the Brahmins. Therefore, only a Brahmin can speak on behalf of God. Out of his hands Brahma created warriors. Of hips were created farmers. Of the legs, stained with mud, Brahma created the caste of servants. • Buddha is the founder of the religion of Buddhism. • Buddhism spread throughout the world. And to this day in many countries live followers of Buddha. The Indians believed that animals think, feel and talk, just like people. When someone dies, it just changes its appearance, turning into another creature. A person can be born after the death of the animal, and the animal - human. • Taj Mahal is probably the most wonderful monument in the world. Its silhouette has become the unofficial symbol of India. The Taj Mahal was built in the XVII century, by the ruler of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, whose death left him in inconsolable grief. The Taj Mahal is unsurpassed beautiful symbol of love • Most large rivers of India. They originate in the Himalayas. On the banks of the there were ancient Indian settlements. They believed these sacred rivers, and believed the snowy peaks of the Himalayas where their gods live. The highest mountains in the world. They do not give to get cold winds from the north. When the wind blows from the south and driving rain clouds from the ocean, the mountains stop them.