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Toothbrush, Comb, Mirror, Collyrium, Raiments, Brushes in Ramayana
Ayodhya Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana describes Toothbrushes, Combs, Polished Mirrors, Collyrium, Raiments, Brushes, Wine, Meats of Goat, Boar, Deer, Peacocks and Wild Cocks. After building highway from Ayodhya to banks of river Ganga, army of Bharata proceeds to meet Rama. On the way, they meet Guha…

Ancient Batteries, Hydrogen & Oxygen discovered by Sage Agastya in India
Agastya Samhita, written thousands of years ago contains methods to construct an electric battery or cell, and also, how to utilize the battery to ‘split‘ water into its constituent gasses (Hydrogen an Oxygen). Modern battery cell resembles Agastya’s method of generating electricity. For generating electricity, Sage…

Ancient Siva Lingam in Bronze & Glass at Candi Sukuh, Indonesia
Unique Siva Lingam found at Candi Sukuh, Java, Indonesia is made of glass and encased in a bronze cup. Water stored in this cup has not dried even today. Candi Sukuh [ˈtʃandi ˈsukʊh] is a 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple (candi) that is located on the western slope…

Tamil Brahmi Script of 1st century BCE found in Egypt & Oman
A broken storage jar with inscriptions in Tamil Brahmi script (written in a combination of Tamil and the Brahmi script) has been excavated at Quseir-al-Qadim, an ancient port with a Roman settlement on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. This was discovered few years ago and…

5000 Years Old Ancient China Beer Mijaya Funnel found
Archaeologists have discovered ancient china beer making tools dating back to 2900-3400 BCE in underground rooms. At the spot in central plain of China, the kits included funnels, pots and specialized jugs. The shapes of the objects suggest they could be used for brewing, filtration and…

Rangoli, Visible Cymatics & Inaudible Mantras
Rangoli, also known as Kolam or Muggu in south india, is a folk art in India in which patterns are created on the floor in or outside houses using materials such as rice flour, powder colors, white rock powder, flower petals, cow dung etc. These are…