Amazing Facts About India - Gyan khajana



  1. India never invaded any country in her last 10,000 years of history.
  2. The number system was invented by India. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
  3. Takshila in the world's first university established in 700 BC.
  4. Sanskrit is the mother of all the European languages. It is the most suitable language for computer software - a report in Forbes magazine (July 1987).
  5. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans. Charaka, the father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2,500 years ago.
  6. India was the richest country on earth until the time of British invasion in the early 17th century.
  7. Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. Time taken by earth to orbit the sun : (5th century) 365.258756484 days.
  8. The value of "pi" was first calculated by Budhayana and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century long before the European mathematicians.
  9. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India.
  10. According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world.
  11. Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in India.
  12. USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century old suspicion in the world scientific community that the peioneer of wireless communication was Prof. Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.

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