Indus Valley | Clues to an Ancient Civilization, National Geographic: Mendicants Travel With Fertility Prayers | Indus Valley, Pakistan

When the LaLa Walles come to a town it creates this frenzied celebration at whichever saint’s tomb can accommodate the crowd. These pilgrimages formed the basis of trade routes that developed in the early urban phase of the Indus Valley in 3,500 BC.  Uniform development of cities along these routes is well documented and developed because these town to town group pilgrimages from made it safer to carry goods for trade.

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