- A big Zero
Mathematics wouldn’t have made any sense without Zero. It was around 458 AD, the concept of zero was introduced by astronomer and mathematician named Aryabhatta.
- The science of life (Ayur = Life, Veda = Science)
Ayurveda is one of the oldest school of medicines which originated from India. It is an ancient and traditional system of medicine that dates back to Iron Age India (1st millennium BC) and is still widely practiced as an alternative medicine.
- Diamonds are forever
Diamonds were first recognized and mined in central India 5,000 years ago. India remained the world’s only source of diamonds until its discovery in Brazil in the 18th century. In India, Golconda served as an important centre for diamonds. They then were exported to other parts of the world, including Europe.
- Art of Combat – Martial Art
Indian epic poetry and the Vedas from the 4th century BCE gives the earliest mention of South Asian martial arts. It describes the use of boxing, wrestling, swordsmanship and the use of numerous weapons.
- Country of Steel
Before the beginning of the common era, the first crucible steel was the wootz steel that originated in India. Crucible steel is a form of steel that is popular for its wide range of application in various industries.
Compiled by – Media Team