15 The Known Facts about India
India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech. The oldest culture of Indian history, the land of legend, and the great unknown fact of tradition.
Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.
These are the words of Mark Twain.
Hello, friends. Welcome to the land of his spirituality. The only land which started Vishwa Guru concept to the word and wealthiest country till the end of the 16th century.
This Article especially for those who think India has been the country of snake charmers. Idle worshipers and it was never a superpower. This article is about
Fact : 15 – Jesus visited India
With due respect to Lord Jesus, Jesus visited India in search of knowledge and spirituality. Actually, the unknown period from 12 to 29 of Jesus during this time he visited India. You can read at Wikipedia and also the opinion of many foreign scholars. I would not recommend any Indian scholars of references.
Fact : 14 – The world’s first university was established in Takshila 700 B.C.
The world’s first university was established in Takshila 700 B.C. Presently that is in Pakistan. But before the Partition, it used to be in India. More than ten thousand students from all over the world studied more than 50 plus subjects. The University of Nalanda, built in the 4th century, was the most High-Tech and one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education and this is how India started the Vishwa Guru concept.
Fact:13 – Zero was invented by India
Zero was invented by India, not only Zero the value of “pi” was first calculated by Indian mathematician, 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 Mathematics, Science, Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus are studies which are originated in India.
Fact: 12 – Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The father of medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.
Fact: 11 – The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus
The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers. The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu. Actually in Sanskrit, the word Sindh is mentioned Sindh is a river which the people of Arab were not able to pronounce Sindh. They started calling it or pronouncing Hind. So people were close to Sindh became Hind and then the people we’re close to Hind became Hindu and this is how it became Hindustan. so original Dharma is Sanatan or Vedic Dharma it’s not Hindu.
Fact: 10 – Indians established Harappan culture
When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley ( Indus Valley Civilization) which is one of the ancient civilizations in the world.
Fact : 09 – Sushruta is regarded as the father of Surgery
Sushruta is regarded as the father of Surgery. Over 2600 years ago Susurata & his team conducted complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones, plastic surgery and brain surgeries.
Fact: 08 – The four religions born in India
The four religions born in India Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism & Sikhism are followed by 25% of the world’s population.
Fact : 07 – There are 3,00,000 active mosques in India
There are 3,00,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world. 3rd largest Muslim country, India is in the world. Number 1st is Indonesia, number 2nd is Pakistan, and number 3rd is India.
Fact: 06 – India provides safety for more than 10 million refugees.
India provides safety for more than 10 million refugees. Originally from Srilanka, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who escaped to flee religious and political persecution around 50 lakhs shiyad in india right now. That is 2nd highest Shiya’s country after Iran they escaped persecution they came between 11th to 16th century and how can we forget the jews Israel and and Parsis of Faras currently known as Iran. So India has been the land and welcoming all the people who have been persecuted across the world and India always welcome them.
Fact : 05 – Yoga and Meditation have arisen in India
Yoga and Meditation have arisen in India and has existed for over more than 5000 years.
Fact : 04 – Martial Arts were first created in India,
Martial Arts were first created in India, and to later spread it to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
Fact: 03 – Chess, Ludo, Snakes & Ladders game were invented in India.
Chess , Ludo, Snakes & Ladders game were invented in India. Chess is one of the oldest games in existence originated around the 6th century AD. In those times, the Indian Rajah (king) believed that war was the most effective school in which to learn the values of valour, decision making, endurance, circumspection and bravery. Because of this, it is believed that War was chosen as a model for the game.
Fact: 02 – India never invaded any country in her last 1,00,000 years of history
India never invaded any country in her last 1,00,000 years of history and India is the largest democracy in the world and one of the most ancient civilizations existing here in India. Here in India, everyone has equal rights, irrespective of their caste, creed, and religion. Please ignore some Western and Indian media houses they propagate hatred only and create hatred among the people in the community of India.
Fact: 01 – India was one of the richest countries before the British era in the early 17th century
Last but not the least. India was one of the richest countries before British era in the early 17th century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India’s wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India. When he discovered America by mistake. India would share highest number of GDP. In 1700, India had a 24.4% world GDP share, higher than entire Europe’s 23.3% in 1700 century. India share of the global GDP since 2008.
In 2008, India would share 28.9% GDP of the world. In 1700 It was 24.4%.
So, friends, this is all about the 15 facts about India. These are wonderful facts about India.