Thursday, 24 January 2019

The greatest discoveries of ancient India which adopted by the whole world

India is a South Asian country, which surrounded from Himalayan mountains to the coastline of Indian Ocean. The history of India is about 5,300 years old. In the north, Delhi’s Red Fort and huge Jama Masjid mosque and one of the 7 wonders in the world iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum. The religious river Ganges in Varanasi, yoga capital of India "Rishikesh" and amazing Himalayan mountains for trekking. The civilization of India is considered to be the oldest civilization in the world, when people of India were studying novels and the rest of the world was living in caves. Some inventions of India are used today in the whole world.

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1. Zero

The credit for discovering Zero goes to India. Aryabhatta, the great mathematician of India, discovered zero. He used the sign of Zero first time. We think zero means nothing, but, the number 0 fulfills a main role in the mathematics and the value of zero is greater than all digits.

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2. Shampoo

Shampoo has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years, Ayurvedic shampoo was made from natural herbs. The word Shampoo is born from the Hindi word "Champo".

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3. Button

In modern times clothing design, a button is a small fastener, but are mostly made of plastic, but sometimes it also made of metal, wood or seashell, which used to secures two pieces of fabric together. The oldest buttons in the history have been found during the excavation of the Indus Valley Civilization. That time buttons were made from bone and wood.

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4. Chess

Chess is a strategy game, which played between two-player on a chessboard, this gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid position. The game is played by lots of people worldwide. Chess game was originated in India, before the 7th century. It is born from the square.

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5. Snake ladder game

The board game, which called Snakes and Ladders game nowadays was originated in ancient India, where it was known by the name of Mokshapat or Moksha Patamu. According to history of India, the game was invented in 13th century AD. by Saint Gyandev. Originally, the game was used in ancient India as a part of moral instruction for children. Snake ladder is a very old game of India, it reached in England during the British era and then, in 1943 it was reached in America.

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6. Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is used for the restoration, reconstruction or alteration of the human body. The plastic surgery is one of the most important surgical treatment of the medical world. In 2000 BC a great Vaidya of Sushrut was present in India. He was an expert in plastic surgery treatment of that time and it considered to be the world's first plastic surgeon.

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7. Flush toilet

Yes, India invented the flush toilets, the civilization of Harappa and indus valley had started to use flush toilets many many years ago. All these toilets were connected with a tank through the drains, They also had a sewage system and sanitary functions for this, that no one could imagine this toilets system can existed at that time.

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8. Evidence before having water on the moon

Many people believed that there was water on the moon but no one could say this from any claim. On November 14 2008, images sent from the Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 proved that, the water is present on the moon.

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9. Writing Ink

In 3000 BC, the writing ink was invented in India, that time it was made from ashes.

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