Here’s the list of 9 popular inventions by Indian ancestors…
Chess developed out of an ancient game known as Chaturanga, it is developed during the Gupta Empire in India around 6th century AD. This might be the reason why Vishwanathan Anand is such a Pro. Chess is one of the most popular Indian inventions of all time.
#2 Diamond mining
Worldwide, India was the only source of diamonds until the discovery of mines in Brazil in the 18th century. Almost 6,000 years ago, diamonds were recognized first time in India and mined in the central part of India.
#3 Any guesses who invented Binary code?
Yes, you’re partly right…Binary number system used in the computer systems and digital devices was first invented by an Indian named ‘Pingala‘.
#4 The value of ‘Pi’
The value of ‘pi’ was first discovered in India by Baudhayana. Baudhayana also explained the concept of Pythagorean Theorem in the 6th century, way before the European Mathematicians.
#5 Time taken by earth to orbit around the sun
It was Bhaskaracharya who calculated the time taken by earth to orbit around the sun in the 5th century, many…many years before the astronomers could do.
#6 First school of medicine
Ayurveda, one of the oldest school of medicines was invented in India.
#7 Snakes and Ladders
The game of snakes and ladders was invented first in India in the 13th century by saint Gyandev.That time, the game was actually called ‘Mokshapat’ and gone through several modifications since its invention.
#8 Wireless communication
USA based IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) has proved that the wireless communication was first invented by an Indian scientist Professor Jagdish Chandra Bose.
And here’s the #9 invention, one of the best invention for the betterment of mankind.
#9 Yoga also is an Indian thing
Yoga is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practises which originated in ancient India. It is mentioned in the Rigveda, but most likely developed during sixth and fifth centuries BCE. (Source: Wikipedia)
So, friends hope you enjoyed all above-mentioned inventions by our Indian ancestors.