Bronze Age

Start date

1750 BCE

End Date

1100 BCE


Early Vedic Religion

Main Teachings

Worship of deities such as Indra, Agni, Varuna, and Soma

Metaphysical Beliefs


Ethical and Moral Principles

Dharma (Duty, righteousness)

Ritual and Devotional Practices

Yajna (Fire rituals), Puja

Spiritual Practices

Yoga, Meditation

Foundational Teachings and Scriptures

Vedas, Upanishads, Rigveda

Narrative Traditions

Epics like the Ramayana, Vedantic teachings

Sub Type


Historical and Cultural Context

Ancient Religions

Historical Development

Primal or Indigenous Religion

Geographical Distribution

Eastern Religions

Organizational Structure

Institutional Religions

Scriptural Authority

Revealed Religion

Sociological Approach

Ethnic Religion

Philosophical or Ideological Focus

Esoteric Religion

Gods or Deities

Agni, Indra, Varuna

Beliefs on the Afterlife and End Times

Afterlife in realms based on deeds (Karma)

Existance of Afterlife


Existance of Reincarnation


Religious Structures

Fire altars, Sacrificial pits

Religious Leader Types or Roles

Brahmins (Priests), Rishis (Seers)