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    Friends India have a very long history. and its population rises and reaches to about 1.12 bn. lets start a look back. From the dawn of history to now what are India's main contribution to the entire world. What we achieved? And what we pass to others in the flow of time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by seema_parihaar View Post
    Friends India have a very long history. and its population rises and reaches to about 1.12 bn. lets start a look back. From the dawn of history to now what are India's main contribution to the entire world. What we achieved? And what we pass to others in the flow of time?
    Numbers!

    India has given the world of mankind a counting system without which nothing else could progress.

    Even Einstein acknowledged this fact.

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    Zero Diya Mere Bharat Ne !
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    Most of the Wealth today that the rest of the world is enjoying is originated from India. And there are many things apart from this that India has contributed to the world..

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    Arrow history

    For about 10000 years India has been the cynosure of all eyes.
    India was the richest country on the earth until the time of British invasion in the early 17th century.
    Over 5000 years ago when many cultures were only nomadic forests dwellers, Indians have already established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley civilization).
    Sanskrit is considered as mother of all languages.
    World’s first university was established in Taksshila in 700BC. More than 10500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects here.
    Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun in 5th century BC to be 365.258756484 days.

    The art of navigation was first born in Sindhu river 6000 years ago. The word navigation derived from Sanskrit word- Navgathi, and the word Nevy derived from Nau.

    Chess was invented in India
    India was the only source of diamonds until 1896, according to the Gemological Institute of America.

    Its proven that pioneer of wireless communication was Professor Jagdish Chandra Bosh, not Marconi.
    India invented the number system

    Zero was invented by Aryabhatt.

    The largest numbers used by Hindus in 5000BC during the Vedic period was 1053 with specific names. The largest number used today is 1012
    Calculus, Trigonometry and Algebra came from India.

    The decimal system was developed in India in 100BC.

    Quadratic equations were invented by Sridharacharya in 11th century.
    Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans.

    Charak consolidated Ayurveda more than 2500 years ago.

    Susutra, the father of surgery conducted complicated surgeries like cataract, cesareans, artificial limbs, fractures etc.
    Anesthesia was in use in Ancient India.

    Over 125 surgical instruments were used in Ancient India.

    Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology, digestion, metabolism, immunity and genetics is also found in ancient texts.

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    Also one of the earliest societies to adopt a version of democracy (though only in small pockets) if I'm not wrong, almost at the same time as the Greeks. However monarchy was the dominant form of government.

    Don't forget the famous treatise on sex either...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Catherine Xavi View Post
    Don't forget the famous treatise on sex either...
    And what is this famous treatise on sex? Care to explain?

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    cool but how can we forget Nalanda one of the finest edctional institutions on earth. Nalanda was the Harvard or Stanford of the period 427 to 1197 CE

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    Default India's contribution is beyond calculation

    Contribution of India to the world is innumerable. As we can't count the stars in the sky, to count the contribution of India is also impossible. through out the ages India has been contributing in every aspect. Let us get inspired by this and endeavour to contribute more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adrenalin View Post
    And what is this famous treatise on sex? Care to explain?
    I get it now, 'Kamasutra' I am such a dumbo

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    India has contributed innumerably to the world and is continuing this process....the worlds largest number of engineers are being produced in India,Mathematics was developed in India,I would say the the greatest contribution would be the CONCEPT OF 0...coz without 0 there is no maths,there is no digital electronics no computer logics n programms n no computer at all...life woudnt have been so advanced if 0 would not have been invented...

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    as the proofs prove it very clearly that india was the richest land in ancient time due to which the rulers and warriors from different countries wanted to rule it. the only fact that went against our india was that they knew that religion is the only factor which has the potential to divide indians and this worked as well for them. our rich culture which is not practised anywhere else in the whole world is admired by all countries. we are the only ones who still belive in touching the feet of our elders. nothing can be bigger and better than this contribution.

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    Wink World knows yoga now

    Other than giving Zero, India has contributed a lot to the world. It is this reason that western culture is moving towards India. Of all the contributions India has made, the most famous these days is 'Yoga'. World has recognized the importance and benefits of Yoga now. U.S.A. even tried to patent yoga to his name but Yoga belongs to INDIA from time immemorial.

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    Thanks Ronit... It was really great to see that India has the contribution to almost all the basics to the science that world knows today. What a rich past, enriching the world!!
    Even the famous school time Pythagoras theorem has its roots in Bodhyayani Theorem given by Aryabhatt.
    Ayurveda and Yoga is also enriching world these days…
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    india has contributed a lot... let me tell you.. india has a very rich history to learn from. people from all nations come here to learn about its rich heritage and traditions. we are moving towards westernization slowly but we hold our cultural and traditional values which are unique in this world.

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