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Things You Dint Know About Ancient India’s Contribution to Science and Technology

Spiritual, science and culture. These words might be highly unconnected, but they are much related as sides of triangle. Without any one, the identity would not be there. What humankind needs is humane and progressive culture on Earth, where spiritualism and scientific development go hand in hand. From time immemorial, this land has been known as BHARAT, a Sanskrit word that signifies a man or a nation immersed in knowledge what is today called as a knowledge society. In the course of the colonial rule Indians have learnt to ape the West. A person who has spent 15 years of

Did You Know That We Knew The Speed Of Light 5000yrs Ago?

Shloka:  Taranirviśvadarśato jyotishkridasi sūrya | Viśvamā bhāsirocanam || Meaning: Oh Sun! (You) overwhelm all in speed, visible to all source of light. (You) shine pervading the Universe Source- Rig Samhita, Mandala 1,Suktam 50,Mantrah 4(6000BCE)   Shloka: Tatha ca smaryate yojananam sahasre dve dve sate dve ca yojane ekena nimishardhena kramaman. Meaning: It is rememberd (that) salutation to Thee(sun), the traveler of 2,202 yojanas in half a nimisha. Source-Sayanacarya’s commentary (14th Century AD)   Shloka:          Juug sahastra yojan par Bhanu | Leelyo tahi madhur phal janu || Meaning:                         This means that the sun (Bhanu) is at Juug Sahastra Yojans