10 Things You Don't know About India
India is gem of a country. It’s history, culture & heritage is as unique as it is rich. It’s no wonder that a lot of great personalities has acknowledged India’s contributions to the world. Here are a few iconic quotes about India which will fill you with pride.
There are not only 10 things which you don’t know about india , millions of things is still to be undiscovered
Diamond was first mined in india and it’s has one finest collection diamonds .The Diamond history in india goes back to 4th centuries BC, although the youngest of these deposits were formed 900 million years ago . The world famous ‘‘Kohi-i-noor ‘ , ”The Mogul Diamond ”, and Hope Diamonds Etc are the part of indian history
The Largest Human Gathering
The Largest Religious gathering ” Kumbh Mela ” which can be seen from space . Kumbh Mela is an hindu pilgrimage which takes people to banks of Ganges every 12 years . The event includes relegious discussion , Devotional singing and feedings a poors etc
Shampoo Was invented in India
Many of us don’t know that shampoo was invented in India in 16th century not from western , The Name SHAMPOO it self derived from Sanskrit words ” Champoo ” which means massage . Herbs and natural ingredients were used to do massage not the chemicals like today .
Floating Post Office
Srinagar is not only famous for it’s natural beauty but also for the ”Dal lake Floating post office ” . After it’s inauguration in 2011 it’s has given boost to Srinagar tourism .The post office is also looked as tribute to the beautiful Dal lake . Standing on huge house boat , the office also includes a philately museum and shop that sells postage stamps , post cards , greeting cards etc
The Wettest inhabitant place in the world
Mawsynram, a village on the Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, receives the highest recorded average rainfall in the world. Cherrapunji, also a part of Meghalaya, holds the record for the most rainfall in the calendar year of 1861.
Ancient Indian Civilization
The Ancient Indian Civilization is oldest in the world , which dates back to 2400 BC . During 06-05 Centuries ancient india were divided into 16 administrative units which is known as ” Mahajanapadas ‘ . There are even human authentication available in south India which was dates backs to more than 30,000 years
Indian doesn’t have any national language
India has more than 20 official languages but not have any national language . Hindi is most spoken language in india even it’s not an national language
Plastic Surgery was invented in india
Ancienst indian history provides records that sushruta was practiced surgery during 05 century BC . Many of his contribution to medicine and surgery are similar to western world Sushruta devotes a complete volume of his experiences to ophthalmologic diseases.
Indian has 06 Seasons
Many of us has belief that india having only 03 seasons but according the reports and ancient hindu scriptures there are 06 seasons which include
Vasant Ritu: Spring.
Grishma Ritu: Summer.
Varsha Ritu: Monsoon.
Sharad Ritu: Autumn.
Hemant Ritu: Prewinter.
Shishir or Shita Ritu: Winter
Ayurveda is Indian origin
Ayurveda is known mankind as ” earliest school of medicine ” . The origins of Ayurveda have been traced to 6000 B.C.E. It is an traditional Hindu system of medicine , which is based on the idea of balance in the bodily system and uses diet , herbal treatment and yogic breathing