Ajanta Caves

The Mysterious Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves are a series Buddhist cave temples in Maharashtra, India. Dating back to 2nd century BC the Ajanta caves preserve some of the best masterpieces of Buddhist art in India. Many visitors explore the Ajanta Caves in conjunction...

/ 2014-09-14
Takshashila - Worlds oldest UniversitY

Takshashila – Worlds oldest University

India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home to the oldest formal universities in the world. More than 2700 years back a huge university...

/ 2014-09-09
Nalanda University

Ancient Nalanda University of India

Nalanda University was an ancient centre of learning in India. Established in the 5th century AD by Gupta Kings, Nalanda University was among the first great universities in recorded history, pre-dating such institutions of higher learning like Al-Azhar in Egypt...

/ 2014-09-03
Vijay Stambh - Tower of Victory

Vijay Stambh – Tower of Victory in Rajasthan

Vijay Stambha or Tower of Victory is one of the most famous monuments of India and is an important tourist attraction of Rajasthan.  Located in Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan, India, Tower of Victory was constructed by Mewar king Rana Kumbha...

/ 2014-09-01

Mystery of 1600 years old Iron Pillar of Delhi

The skill and the technology possessed by ancient Indians may not be agreed by present day ‘secular’ historians, but the truth cannot be suppressed for long. The Iron Pillar standing tall at Mehrauli, Delhi is stands proof of how advanced...

/ 2014-08-31
Mathematics

Ancient India’s contribution to Mathematics

Mathematics represents a very high level of abstraction attained by human brain. In ancient India, roots to mathematics can be traced to Vedic literature, which are around 4000 years old. Between 1000 BC and 1000 AD, a number of mathematical...

/ 2014-08-24

Myth of Ancient Nuclear War in India

Is man on the threshold of a new world or merely stuck on a circular treadmill repeating the doomed lessons from history which he never seems to learn? A growing number of scholars believe the world’s macabre fascination with nuclear...

/ 2014-08-21
Stepwell Rani ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat, 11th century AD

Rani ki Vav – Beautiful stepwell of India

Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated at Patan and is believed to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. Rani (Queen) Udayamati commissioned this vav or...

/ 2014-08-12

First aircraft was build by an Indian?

The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, are acknowledged to have invented and built the world’s first successful airplane and made the first controlled, powered and sustained flight in 1903. However, in 1895, an Indian, Shivkar Talpade, a drawing teacher from...

/ 2014-08-12
How British Distorted Indian History

How British Distorted Indian History

The history writing by the British was a deliberate and systematic effort. The British used history of India as a tool for demoralizing the natives. History of India was twisted, falsified and misinterpreted on a grand scale. In a letter...

/ 2014-08-10