What are some mind-blowing inventions of Ancient India?

Lots of things! Would be hard to mention everything. So I'll just answer this in short bullet-points!Art and architecture. The sculptures from Gandhara School Of Art and Mathura School Of Art are still preserved. Google them and you'll be amazed by the details of the expressions, drapings carved

What are some mind-blowing inventions of Ancient India?

Lots of things! Would be hard to mention everything. So I'll just answer this in short bullet-points!Art and architecture. The sculptures from Gandhara School Of Art and Mathura School Of Art are still preserved. Google them and you'll be amazed by the details of the expressions, drapings carved

What are some mind-blowing inventions of Ancient India?

Lots of things! Would be hard to mention everything. So I'll just answer this in short bullet-points!Art and architecture. The sculptures from Gandhara School Of Art and Mathura School Of Art are still preserved. Google them and you'll be amazed by the details of the expressions, drapings carved

What are some mind-blowing inventions of Ancient India?

Lots of things! Would be hard to mention everything. So I'll just answer this in short bullet-points!Art and architecture. The sculptures from Gandhara School Of Art and Mathura School Of Art are still preserved. Google them and you'll be amazed by the details of the expressions, drapings carved

Were people more gullible in the past?

No. People have always been and remain gullible. It is the nature of mankind that we are easily led and trusting. That is why people allow themselves to be conned cheated and taken advantage of.

Who were the Aryans mentioned in the ancient Hindu scriptures?

There are lots of misconceptions about the definition of arya, because its intrinsic meaning indicates a person who is civilised as compared to anarya, non-civilised. The aryas mentioned in shastra are the people who chose to live according to culture

What made ancient India so great?

IMHO; a spirit of inquiry and a different geopolitical and religious system. Respect for learning and scholarship; and civilized dissent and creative flexibility. Tradition combined with a spirit of innovation. Also consider this quote from the early Vedas:

What are some facts from the Vedas that have been proven by science?

I was just searching for some interesting topics, and I came accross this question, man, I love hindu scripts , as even today's thinking looks back dated ...Vedas and Puranas, which were revealed second time 6,000 years ago centuries ago, mentioned facts only recently discovered or proven by scientists.

How did ancient Indians calculated time?

When I was a kid, I did a practical of measuring time using sun's direction and a cart board. I made a clock on that cart board with proper angles that we have in watch and kept a straight stick in middle of the

How did ancient Indians choose their leader?

Lottery system!There is a system called Kudavolai system during the Chola administration, which came to light through Uttaramerur inscriptions (Inscriptions of Parantaka Cholan on the walls of the Vaikunta Perumal temple in Uttiramerur in the Kanchipuram district, Tamilnadu).They even divided the villages into wards. (Freaking awesome, right?)They divided each village in to 30 wards.Names of the contestants from

Was beef eating common during the Vedic times in India, and If yes, how did it become sacrilegious over time?

Did Vedic Aryans eat beef ?Dr Nishit SawalM.D, D.M.[Neurology]-A.I.I.M.S [New Delhi].IntroductionRecent events in India have brought the spotlight on beef eating in India 1,2. The cow is sacred to the majority Hindu population and their resentment towards beef eating is well placed. However the print media , social media and the

What are the features of ancient Indian culture?

The ancient Indian culture primarily rest on two ages, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. While the Indus valley civilization belonged to the Bronze age, the Vedic civilization belongs to the Iron Age.The Indus civilization was marked by high degree of urbanization and had manifested urban

What are the features of ancient Indian culture?

The ancient Indian culture primarily rest on two ages, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. While the Indus valley civilization belonged to the Bronze age, the Vedic civilization belongs to the Iron Age.The Indus civilization was marked by high degree of urbanization and had manifested urban

Were people more gullible in the past?

Yes, people were more gullible in the past. For example, the Moon Landing. Apollo 11 used an amazing film studio, at the time to fake the moon landing, and they took advantage of the fact that the world was gullible.

What is the impact of Indian culture on other cultures?

Indian culture affected other cultures very strongly ..yoga is deep rooted in every where...There are indian vegetarian hotels in americaI think that Indians are born for software programming ..INdians contribute programmers to the entire world

What would have happened if the Roman Empire had successfully expanded their empire to Persia and India?

Firstly, expanding into India anytime before the 1000AD was a task next to impossible. I suggest you read Persian records regarding Indian military prowess during those times. It was post 1000AD, when India became weak and divided into hundreds of kingdoms. Everyone knows what happened to

What were the real conditions in India before the British arrived?

The Indus Valley Civilization of greater North India and Pakistan was wealthy and powerful during the Bronze Age, not just before the British came. The 14 billion dollar treasure trove recently found in just one south Indian temple gives one an idea

Did the Babylonians, Sumerians and Assyrians ever visit Ancient India?

It is known that Indus Valley cities and Sumer had trade relations. Many Indus seals have been found in Sumerian excavations. There's been mention of the region

Which countries have ruled India in ancient times? Which country came to India first and which country left India last?

The Macedonian empire in Greece was one of the first invaders of India - Alexander the great. He won his most hard fought battle against King Purushottam or Porus in about 326 BC. But he never set a kingdom/ empire in India. He allowed king Purushottam to continue to rule his land. After the