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Ancient Indian Universities
Apart from the famous Takshasila and Nalanda Universities, there were many more such places where vedic sciences and research were done by students from various neighbouring countries. Education has always been given great prominence in Indian society since the times …

Surgeries in Ancient India (6th Century BCE)
Susrutha performed surgeries on nose, ears, bladder, cataract, fistula, joints, haemorrhage more than 2600 ago with surgical instruments, but first known surgery performed on human body was mentioned in Rig-Veda (composed around 23720 BC), where a Prosthetic leg was attached …

Vedic Yoga Mudras in Egyptian and Sumerian Statues
Mudra is the hand gesture or the finger position. Gods or saintly persons who practise meditation or Yoga use Mudras. The Mudras are sacred, mysterious and magical. They can attract or distract people. They express lot of things. They are …

Ancient Democracy in Vedas, Buddhist & Greek History
Today India is the largest democratic nation in terms of population. But history and ancient literature suggest that demcoracy and republic ideas were implemented ever since the ‘Age of Vedas‘ and even before. The present westminister style of …

Krishna, Vishnu and Mahabharat influence on Ancient China
Apart from Saivism, Vaishnavism was also followed by people on ancient China. Mahabharata (composed around 3100 BCE) makes a reference to presents brought by the Chinese to the Rajasuya Yajna performed by the Pandavas. In the Vana Parva of …

Siva worshipped in Ancient China
Civilizations of ancient China and India have a long history of interaction. The links between these two ancient civilizations were numerous and were sustained for thousands of years. The Chinese tell of a tradition in “Schuking” in which …

Fire (Agni) worshipped as God across Religions
Fire is estimated to be used by various species of Hominids, about 1.5 million years ago. Later, Fire provided protection from predators, it facilitated the conversion of forests into fields, helped bake utensils and forge tools. Fire also let …

Darbha Grass or Kusha Grass blocks X-Ray & other Radiations
Darbha Grass or Kusha Grass is scientifically known as Desmostachya bipinnata, commonly known in English by the names Halfa grass, Big cordgrass, and Salt reed-grass, is an Old World perennial grass, long known and used in human history. In …