AMAZING INDIA DINESH VORA

AMAZING  INDIA
DINESH  VORA
[1] India is the world’s largest, oldest, continuous  civilization. India never invaded any  country in her last 10000 years of history. India is the world’s largest  democracy.
[2] Varanasi, also known as Banares, was called  “the ancient city” EVEN when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 BC.E, and is the  oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world  today.
[3]
India invented the Number  System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
[4]
The World’s first  university was established in Takshashila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world  studied more than 60 subjects.
[5] The University of Nalanda  built in the 4th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient  India in the field of education.
[6]
Sanskrit is the  mother of all the European languages.
Sanskrit is the most  suitable language for computer software – a report in Forbes magazine, July  1987.
[7]
Ayurveda is the  earliest school of medicine known to humans.
Charaka, the father of  medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.  Today Ayurveda is fast regaining its rightful place in  our civilization.
[8]
Although modern  images of India often show poverty and lack of development, India was the  richest country on earth UNTILL after the time of British came over &  infiltrated India in the early 17th Century.
[9]
Christopher Columbus was  attracted by India’s wealth.
[10]
The art of  Navigation was born in the river Sindhu 6000 years ago. 
The very word  Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATI. 
[11]
The word navy is also  derived from Sanskrit ‘Nav’.
[12]
Bhaskaracharya  calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before  the astronomer Smart.
Time taken by earth to  orbit the sun: (5th century) 365.258756484 days.
[13]
The value of pi  was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known  as the Pythagorean Theorem.
He discovered this in the  6th century long before the European mathematicians.
[14]
Aalgebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. 
Quadratic  equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11th century. 
The  largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 106 whereas Hindus used  numbers as big as 10**53(10 to the power of 53) with specific names as early as  5000 BCE during the Vedic period. Even today, the largest  used number is Tera 10**12(10 to the power of 12).
[15]
IEEE has proved what has  been a century old suspicion in the world scientific community that the pioneer  of wireless communication was Prof. Jagdish Bose and not  Marconi.
[16]
The earliest reservoir  and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.
[17]
According to Saka King  Rudradaman I of 150 CE a beautiful lake called Sudarshana was constructed on the  hills of Raivataka during Chandragupta Maurya’s time.
[18]
Chess (Shataranja or  AshtaPada) was invented in India.
[19]
Sushruta is the father of  surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of his time conducted  complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures,  urinary stones and even plastic surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia  was well known in ancient India. Over 125 surgical equipment were used. Deep  knowledge of anatomy, physiology, etiology, embryology, digestion, metabolism,  genetics and immunity is also found in many texts.
[20]
When many cultures were  only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan  culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley  Civilization).
[21] The four  religions born in India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed  by 25% of the world’s population. The  place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100  BC.
[22]
India is one of the few  countries in the World, which gained independence without  violence.
[23]
India has the second  largest pool of Scientists and Engineers in the World.
[24]
India is the largest  English speaking nation in the world. India is the only country other than US and Japan, to  have built a super computer indigenously.
[25]
Famous Quotes on India  (by non-Indians)
[26]
Albert Einstein said: We  owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no  worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
[27]
Mark Twain said: India  is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of  history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our  most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured  up in India only.
[28]
French scholar Romain  Rolland said: If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of  living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the  dream of existence, it is India.
[29]
Hu Shih, former  Ambassador of China to USA said: India conquered and dominated China culturally  for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her  border.
[30]

The  one rupee note shown below was worth $13 US dollars in year 1917. Today conversion is 1 US dollar = Rs.  54.00
So  rupee has devalued 700 times
  
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About Dinesh Vora

"Profile Dinesh Vora Greetings I like to present my short background and introduction here. I am Dinesh Vora from USA. I am an engineer worked for NASA and have many active hobbies. I am a Gujarati literature and humorous writer, translator, blogger, photographer, singer, presenter of articles. I am socially and religiously active with associations and clubs. I am astrologer and vegetarian by diet. The languages I actively know and use are English, Gujarati, and Hindi. I have learnt Bengali and German languages in school and college. I was born in Morbi, Gujarat, India and Gujarti is my mother-tongue and primary culture. I write religious articles, humors, stories and books. The languages I actively know and use are English, Gujarati, and Hindi. I have learnt Bengali and German languages in school and college. I was born in Morbi, Gujarat, India. Gujarati language is my mother-tongue and primary culture. I write religious articles, books, create post on web blog sites. I write English literary humors, stories and books. Profile Dinesh Vora Greetings I like to present my short background and introduction here. I am Dinesh Vora from USA. I am an engineer worked for NASA and have many active hobbies. I am a Gujarati literature and humorous writer, translator, blogger, photographer, singer, presenter of articles. I am socially and religiously active with associations and clubs. I am astrologer and vegetarian by diet. The languages I actively know and use are English, Gujarati, and Hindi. I have learnt Bengali and German languages in school and college. I was born in Morbi, Gujarat, India and Gujarti is my mother-tongue and primary culture. I write religious articles, humors, stories and books. The languages I actively know and use are English, Gujarati, and Hindi. I have learnt Bengali and German languages in school and college. I was born in Morbi, Gujarat, India. Gujarati language is my mother-tongue and primary culture. I write religious articles, books, create post on web blog sites. I write English literary humors, stories and books. "
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