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Sep 1, 2014

10 Interesting Facts about Historic India

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SushrutaThere are many fascinating facts about Indian history that will leave the people around the world shocked and surprised. Our country in not an ordinary country if we turn the pages of the history there are many facts that will make the modern man bow his head to the greatness of India. Here is a list of some of the many amazing and interesting facts.

1. In the 11th century Sridharacharya introduced Quadratic Equations.

2. In India Surgery existed 2600 years ago, and Sushruta, known as the Father of Surgery, and conducted many complex surgeries.

3. In ancient India Anesthesia was used.

4. The oldest city in the world that is inhabited even today is Varanasi.

5. The famous astronomer Bhaskaracharya calculated the correct time taken by the earth to revolve around the sun.

6. Ayurveda originated in India and it is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind.

7. The world's first university was established in India, in Takshila In 700 BC.

8. The Decimal and Place Value system originated and developed in India.

9. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus were invented in India.

10. Budhayana famous mathematician calculated the value of "Pi" In the 6th century, and he also explained the concept of Pythagoras Theorem.


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