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Ancient Science & Technology

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

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...
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...
test tube baby

Test Tube Babies in Ancient India

Medical science is presented in the books of Ayurveda as a separate Shastra. However the original medical science present in the Vedas, the Mahabharata...
Water Clock

Ghatika Yantra – The Ancient Indian Water Clock

In Ancient India religious practices and beliefs often lead to particular discoveries or inventions. In all the religions that took their birth in India, use...
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Medical Science in Ancient India

Medical Science was surprising advanced in ancient times in India. Specifically these advances were in the areas of plastic surgery, extraction of catracts, dental...

Electricity In Ancient India

In the Prince's Library of Ujjain in India, there is a well preserved document called the 'Agastya Samshita', which dates back to the first...
Vimana

Ancient Instrument described in Vaimanika shastra

In the Vedic literature of India, there are many descriptions of flying machines that are generally called Vimanas. There are no physical remains of...
Sage Kanada - Father of Atom Theory

Acharya Kanad – The Father of Atomic theory

John Dalton (1766 – 1844) is the man credited today with the development of atomic theory. However, It would be surprising for many people today...
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Astronomical Instruments of Bhaskaracharya

In India people had started the use of the astronomical instruments before 1000 BC. During this period one of the prominent books Surya Siddhanta was...
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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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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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