Sage Yajnavalkya discovered that the earth is round.He was the
first to propose the heliocentric system of the planets. In his work,
”Shatapatha Brahmana” he proposed that the earth and the other
planets move around the sun. He also calculated the period of one
year as 365 days.
The person who founded ”Kung Fu” was a prince of the Pallava
dynasty from Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu during the 5th century C.E.
He established the Shaolin temple. He was called Bodidharma.
Ancient Indians from Indus Valley civilization were the first
to invent a flush toilet. The Indus Valley civilization is also known
for the broad and the sanitized drainage system. Indus Valley
civilization was the first to invent the ”rulers” and to use them
to measure everything. They also invented buttons and discovered
the art of weaving silk dresses and also weaved dresses made of
cottons.They were the first to invent weighting scales used for trading.
Ancient India has given Yoga to the world.
Aryabhatta, Brahmagupta and Bhaskaracharya were the three
eminent mathematicians from ancient India who established the concept
of ”Zero” as a mathematical value in different eras.
Ancient Indians were pioneers in the field of chemistry too.
Acharya Kanad invented the ”atomic theory”, using terms like
Anu(atom) and Paramaanu(nucleus).
Ancient Indians were advanced in medical science too. Sage Sushrut
carried out surgeries like plastic surgery and cataract surgery.
His works are composed in his book called ”Sushrut Samhita”.
Charaka was the first physician to establish the problem and
medicinal treaties in fields like physiology, embryology, digestion,
sexual disease, immunity etc.His works on Ayurvada is composed
as a book called, ”Charaka Smhita”.
The Chera dynasty of Tamilnadu, invented the idea of
producing finest steel by heating black magnetic ore with carbon.
The mixture was kept in a crucible and heated in charcoal furnace.
Gigantic monuments like Kailash Temple was constructed
by cutting out a single rock-mountain. The whole mountain was
cut from the top to carve out the temple campus.
Khajuraho is a marvel where the rocks have taken the form.
India is the land of grandest temples and breath taking architectures.