Literature from different influences and time period

Kashmir was an important center of Hinduism and later Buddhism in the first millennium.

The oldest texts composed in the Sanskrit language include:

  • Kalahana’s Rajatarangini & Nilamata Purana.

  • Patanjali, the author of the Mahabhashya commentary on Pāṇini's grammar.

  • Work on Astrology, Ayurveda & Medicine which are possibly the best and most scientific works of history that ancient India saw.