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  • Agriculture and cattle rearing were the main occupation.

  • Other common occupations were chariot-making , pottery-making, weaving, jewellery-making, metal-work, carpentry, tanning and fishing.
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  • Many people were priests . Besides conducting religious ceremonies, priests also acted as teachers and doctors.

  • They passed on the knowledge of the Vedas t o the children.

  • They also had considerable knowledge about medicinal herbs and plants.

Dasas / Dasyus

  • Besides the Aryans, there was another group of people whom the Aryans called the ‘dasas’ or ‘dasyus’.

  • Their culture was different from that of Aryans. They also spoke a different language.

  • Most of the dasas were perhaps e nslaved and so the term ‘dasa ’ , l ater came to mean slave . Most dasas had to do whatever work was given to them by their masters.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.