Glorious history of INDIA. by: bhumit bhuva 09ee. 5,000 year old civilization 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects 18 official languages 29 states, 5 union territories 3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area 7,516 kilometers - Coastline 1,000,000,000 people in 2000.
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Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas
The first Indian epic
Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations.
World’s first university in Takshila –700 B.C
Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans
Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software
26th January , 1950
The National Emblem of India is derived from the time of the Emperor Ashoka. The emblem is a replica of the Lion of Sarnath, near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
The four lions(one hidden from view ) – symbolising power, courage and confidence- rest on a circular abacus.
“Truth alone triumphs”
Aryabhata is the author of several treatises on mathematic and astronomy, some of which are lost. His major work, Aryabhatiyam, a compendium of mathematics and astronomy, was extensively referred to in the Indian mathematical literature and has survived to modern times. The mathematical part of the Aryabhatiya covers arithmetic, algebra, plane trigonometry, and spherical trigonometry.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, a coastal town in present-day Gujarat, India, on 2 October 1869. His father is Karamchand Gandhi,
Gandhi studied law in London, As a lawyer and later as a political activist, he effectively fought discrimination with the principles of truth, nonviolence and courage, which he derived in part from the teachings of Hinduism.
Father of the nation
Swami Vivekananda was born in Shimla Pally, Calcutta at 6:33 a.m on Monday, 12 January 1863, during the eve of Makra Sankranti festivaland was given the name Narendranath Datta.
His father Vishwanath Datta was an attorney of Calcutta High Court.
1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature
1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace
7 Classical Dance forms
Celebrates more than 65 festivals
More than 15 vocal forms
More than 60 music instruments
Places of historic importance
World’s richest temple
The Golden Temple
Gateway of India
One of the world's most famous structures, the TājMahal was under construction from around 1630 to1650. Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his wife, who died in childbirth. It is located south of Delhi in Āgra, where the MughalEmpire (1526–1858) built its capital. Construction of this marble mausoleum drew artisans from far and wide, and the edifice attracts numerous admirers today.
Wettest place on earth
Calcutta – City of joy