Top 10 Biggest Inventions by ancient Hindus
Ayurveda, one of the oldest school of medicines was invented in India
Binary number system used in computers and digital devices was invented in India
The value of ‘pi’ was first discovered in India by Budhayana. He also explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem in the 6th century, ages before the European Mathematicians.
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Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun in the 5th century, many years before the astronomer Smart
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USA based IEEE has proved that wireless communication was first invented by an Indian scientist Professor Jagdish Chandra Bose. Acharya Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, was a Bengali polymath, physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He also invented the crescograph. A crater on the moon has been named in his honour.
Astronomy originated in India
Sushruta is known as the father of surgery. Over 2,600 years ago, Sushruta along with his team conducted complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, cesareans, fractures, urinary stones. He even conducted brain surgeries and plastic surgery. He and his team conducted more than 3,000 surgeries with help of more than 120 surgical tools.
Chess also known as Chaturanga was invented in India during Gupta empire in the 6th century
Called as Indus Valley Civilization, Indians established Harappan culture as one of first civilizations of the world
Yoga was invented in India
Bose lecturing on the “nervous system” of plants at the Sorbonne in Paris in 1926.
Ruler was invented during the reigns of Indus Valley Civilizations. Rulers were made of ivory those days
India is one of the first countries to have made globes, a model of earth, called ‘Goladipika’
Shampoo was invented in India during British Raj. Those days, hair dressers use to boil soap and others herbs to give shine and fragnance to hair. The word Shampoo has derived from a Hindi word ‘Champo,’ which means to press or soothe.Flush Toilets were first used in the Indus Valley Civilization. The townships of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro had flush toilet systems in all the houses connected to sewage system.
There are so many ‘firsts’ that happened in India before the rest of the world got to know about them. Even today, Indian doctors, scientists, engineers and other professional not only have a high demand globally but also command a lot of respect for the contribution in their respective fields.
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