Society of Later Vedic Period

Society during Later Vedic Period

☼ Society during Later Vedic Period:

• As the time passed by Yajnas became elaborate and complicated ceremonial leading to the emergence of learned men known as Brahmanas.

• And as the Aryans expanded to the east and south, group of people known as Kshatriyas emerged to conquer territories and administer them.

• The remaining Aryans formed a separate class known as Vaishyas, a word derived from Vis meaning ‘people’.