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Vaishesika Sutras by Kanada describe Laws of Motion & Concept of Atom
Vaisheshika or Vaiśeṣika (Sanskrit: वैशेषिक) is one of the six Hindu schools of philosophy in Ancient Vedic India. They were originally proposed by the sage Kaṇāda (or Kana-bhuk, literally, atom-eater) around the 2nd century BC. Vaishesika sutras espouses a form …

Jeevak kaumarbhritya is real ‘Father of Medicine’
Although Aswini Kumar(s), who are the twin sons of Sun god and Dhanvantari, who emerged from churning of milk ocean (milky way) are initial vedic doctors, Jeevak Kaumarbhritya (around 18th century BCE), contemporary of Gautama Buddha, can be considered as …

Concept of Time Division in Ancient India
Time division in Ancient India was measured to the least possible fraction of a second. The smallest measurable unit of time is Paramanu. Time calculation and divisions (as described in Manu Smriti and Vedas) in Ancient India : Small units …

Uranus, Neptune, Pluto mentioned in Mahabharata (3100 BCE)
Uranus and Neptune were discovered through telescope in 781 AD by Herschel, but their calculated position never matched with original one. It was corrected by German Astronomers in 1846 AD. But Sage Veda Vyas mentioned Uranus, Neptune and Pluto in …

Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty) in Sushrutha Samhitha (6th century BCE)
Sushrutha Samhita (सुश्रुतसंहिता) is a Sanskrit text on surgery, attributed to Sushruta, a physician who possibly resided in Varanasi around 6th century BCE. Susrutha-Salya-Tantra were composed about 6th century B.C. It has been revised by Nagarjuna in the later part …

Bakhshali Manuscript, Ancient Indian Mathematics
The Bakhshali Manuscript is an Ancient Indian mathematical manuscript written on birch bark which was found near the village of Bakhshali in 1881 in what was then the North-West Frontier Province of British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in Pakistan).…