Incredible India – Its Contribution To The World

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According to the GIA (Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896 India was the only source for diamonds to the world.

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Chess ( Shatranj or Ashtapada ) was invented in India

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Sushruta is the father of surgery.

2605  years ago he and health scientists of his time conducted complicated surgeries like caesareans, cataract, artifical limbs. fractures, urinary stones and even plastic surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was will known in ancient India.

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Over 125 surgical instruments used by Sushruta. Deep knowledge of anatomy, physiology, digestion,

metabolism, genetics and immunity is also found in many texts.

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The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.

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When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago,  Indians established

Harappan culture in Sindhu Vally( Indus Valley Civilization)

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The earliest recorded use of copper-ware in India has been around 3000BC. The findings at

Mohan-jo-daro, bear this out the earliest documented observation of smelting of metals in

India is by Greek Historians in the 4th Century B.C

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This facsimile is from the PANCHSDDHANTA( five principles) dated around the 5th century. Thus thes text foreshadows what western astronomers propounded nearly one thousand years later.

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“Ancient Indian theories lacked and empirical vase, but they were brilliant imaginative explanations of the physical structure of the world, and in a large measure, agreed with the discoveries of modern physics”

A.L.Bhashan, Australian Indologist

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The Five Basic  Physical Elements

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Anu & Parmanu

Indian ideas on Atomic Physics

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“In the great teaching of the Vedas, there is no touch of sectarianism. It is no touch of sectarianism. It is of all ages, climes and nationalities and is the royal road for the attainment of the Great Knowledge”

Thoreau, American Thinker

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Indian Contribution to Medical Science

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India’s Contribution to

THE FINE ARTS

“If I am asked which nation had been advanced in the ancient world in respect of education and culture then I would say it was – INDIA”

MAX MULLER GERMAN INDOLOGIST

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SPORTS AND GAMES

IN ANCIENT INDIA

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Summing Up

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THIS PRESENTATION IS BASED ON WORKS OF PANDIT SHRIRAM SHARMA ACHARYA, FOUNDER OF GAYATRI PARIVAR, HARIDWAR, INDIA

Harinder

Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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