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

BhaskaraAcharya

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...
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...
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...
ancient Ships

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...
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...
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...
Speed of light in ancient India

Units of Length Measurement and Speed of Light in Ancient India

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

Hydrology in Ancient India

Natural entities and forces, such as Sun, Earth, Rivers, Ocean, Wind, Water, etc. have been worshipped in India as Gods since time immemorial. Perhaps...
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...
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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Temples at Bateshwar

Mysterious Group of Temples at Bateshwar

Temples at Bateshwar An interesting thing about Madhya Pradesh is that you will discover a number of mysterious spots with fascinating history here....
Parsvanath Temple, Khajuraho

Parsvanath Temple, Khajuraho

Parsvanath Temple is not just the oldest but also the largest temple among all the Eastern Temples in Khajuraho. It is said that the temple is dedicated to Lord Parsvanath who was the 23rd Tirthankara of Jains. There have been several inscriptions that were found in the temple through which the archaeologists found some details and history of the temple. According to one such inscription, this temple was constructed during the reign of King Dhanga in the 10th Century.
Matangeshwar Temple, Khajuraho

Matangeshwar Temple, Khajuraho

Matangeshwar Temple, Khajuraho   Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh is widely known for some of the most beautiful architectural monuments. The temples at Khajuraho also...
Mamleshwar Temple, Omkareshwar

Mamleshwar Temple, Omkareshwar

Mamleshwar Temple, Omkareshwar Mamleshwar Temple is a ancient Shiv temple that is located on the banks of River Narmada in Omkareshwar. Mamleshwar Temple...
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Ujjain

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Ujjain – Complete Details

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is among the 12 jyotirlingas of India and is located in the ancient city Ujjain or Madhya Pradesh....

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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...
We know all about the cruel tactics Islam use's to convert people to Islam. If you think groups like Islamic State are new... THINK AGAIN!

Brutality of ISIS is the copy of what Mughals did with Sikhs and Hindus...

The history of Sikhism is closely associated with the history of Punjab and the socio-political situation in medieval India. Sikhs distinction was further enhanced...
Islamic India - The biggest holocaust in World History

Islamic India – The biggest holocaust in World History

The genocide suffered by the Hindus of India at the hands of Arab, Turkish, Mughal and Afghan occupying forces for a period of 800...
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