Meals they ate was rice,wheat,lentil,and spicy gravy. For a snack they eat chapati or other fruit,vegetables, or meat. Some didn’t eat because of their religious beliefs. Some of their rituals were Ganesha, Navaratri, Dasara ,Diwali, and Holi. Hinduism is a worldwide tradition that is based on the vedas. And is direct descendant of the vedic religion. Hinduism evolved from monolithic religion into a multitude of traditions over a period of 1,500 years. Beliefs,codes,and principles vary from region to region. It is the third largest religion in the world. Buddhism, know in ancient india as Buddha Dharma, originated in northern india in what is today the state of Bihar. Up to the 9th century, india followers numbered in the hundreds or millions. Men dressed up in elaborate headdresses. Women wore simple smock dresses. Cloth wrapped around the body many times. Their art was statues, carved pottery, furniture inlaid with precious stones.