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Ancient Gandhara Kingdom (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Ancient Gandhara Kingdom was located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhāra was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern day Peshawar), meaning “city …

Sanskrit Alphabets origin from Maheswara Sutras
Maheswara Sutra is the most ancient known Sanskrit alphabet sequence. This alphabet sequence is at the same time a powerful Mantra and the vibrations of its sound has healing powers. Sanskrit Language, which the Puranas describe as the Language of …

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 …

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 …

Pingala, Inventor of Binary Numbers in 2nd Century BCE
Pingala (Devanagari: पिङ्गल) is the author of Chandaḥśāstra (Chandaḥsūtra), the earliest known Sanskrit treatise on prosody. Very less historical knowledge is available about Pingala, though his works are retained till date. He is identified either as the younger brother of …