Tag: Rigveda

Sage Kanada - Father of Atom Theory

Acharya Kanad – The Father of Atomic theory

John Dalton (1766 – 1844) is the man credited today with the development of atomic theory. However, It would be surprising for many people today to know that the theory of atoms was actually formulated 2,600 years ago by an Indian...

/ 2014-11-13
Dashavatara & Darwin’s Evolution Theory

Dashavatara & Darwin’s Evolution Theory

Creationism vs Evolution has always been a topic of hot debate between religious views and modern scientists. Because science claims that human beings evolved from monkeys but these religions preach that God created humans and sent them to the earth....

/ 2014-10-24

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

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

Electricity In Ancient India

In the Prince’s Library of Ujjain in India, there is a well preserved document called the ‘Agastya Samshita‘, which dates back to the first millennium BC. It contains a detailed description not only of how to construct an electric battery/cell,...

/ 2014-07-26
Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100 years back tamil nationalists came to identify and associate Kumari Kandam with Lemuria, a hypothetical “lost...

/ 2014-07-09

Vimana – Ancient Flying Machine

A Vimana is a word with several meanings ranging from temple or palace to mythological flying machines described in Sanskrit texts like Yajurveda, Mahabharata, Samarangana Sutradhara, Rigveda, Ramayana and even older ones. As well as being able to fly within...

/ 2014-06-17