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Ancient Science & Technology

This section will present the inventions, scientific discoveries and contributions of ancient India.

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Ship Building & Navigation in Ancient India

India has a rich maritime history dating back 5,000 years.  The world's first tidal dock is believed to have been built at Lothal around...
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Vimana – Ancient Flying Machine

A Vimana is a word with several meanings ranging from temple or palace to mythological flying machines described in Sanskrit texts like Yajurveda, Mahabharata,...
ancient mesurement

Ancient Indian units of length measurement

An exact value of the unit of length measurement, used in Indus Valley Civilization, has been determined from the precise scale discovered by Ernest...

Mystery of 1600 years old Iron Pillar of Delhi

The skill and the technology possessed by ancient Indians may not be agreed by present day 'secular' historians, but the truth cannot be suppressed...
Law of gravity Discovered by Indian

Law of Gravity was Discovered by Indian

When we talk about gravity, the first name that pops into our heart is Sir Isaac Newton. In school we all have been told...
1400 Years Old sun clock of Chola Empire

1400 Years Old sun clock of Chola Empire

Kingdoms and kings are history, but certain devices bequeathed by them tell the story of their times. One such historical instrument is the 1,400-year-old...
Concept of Earthquake in Ancient India

Concept of Earthquakes in Ancient India

Ancient Indians invented zero. Sanskrit is the world's most 'scientific' language. Ayurveda experts claim they have cures for many diseases allopathy is still struggling...
Drilling technology of ancient

Drilling Technology of Ancient India

Mahabalipuram is an ancient historic town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. During the  time of Periplus (1st century CE)...

Human and Animal cloning in Ancient India

Cloning is the scientific process of creating an exact replica of any living being. Such a clone has the same face, same body structure...

EDITOR'S PICKS

Dharmasthala and Sringeri: More than just a paradise for Pilgrims

It was in the month of March last year when my parents wanted to visit Dharmasthala and stay at an ashram for a month....

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time   In our ever-changing lives, filled with people and materialistic things, we often...

8 Heritage Sites in Uttarakhand

8 Heritage Sites in Uttarakhand Home to some of the most iconic and spiritual hubs in the world, Devbhoomi Uttarakhand is more...

Ahmedabad: Calling You for Fun

Ahmedabad: Calling You for Fun   Ahmedabad is the city that is one among those places settled in India that are seemed to be flooded with...

Places to Visit in Gangotri and Yamunotri

Places to Visit in Gangotri and Yamunotri Gangotri and Yamunotri Yatra form two of the most crucial and scenic pilgrimage destinations in India and probably...

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Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100...
Five Hollywood Movies inspired by Hinduism

Five Hollywood Movies influenced by Hinduism

The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. Hollywood itself has actually been embracing arcane Indian systems...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
Mount kailash is a man made pyramid

Mount Kailash – A man-made pyramid?

Kailash is a sacred Tibetan mountain shrouded in mystery and legends. With an impressive height of 6718 meters, Mount Kailash represents the axis of...
Indian caste System

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

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