India is a land of plentiful natural resources and rich ancient culture. The people from all over the world attracted towards India due to its beauty and pride. It would not be possible to completely know, understand and define India in one go, due to a number of ethnicity and culture.
There are a number of things what you see in today’s world had been originated in India hundreds of years back. From the Vedas to astronomy, to trigonometry and much more have been contributed by India to this world.
Here is the list of top 10 significant contributions of India to this world
10. The Game of the Kings – Chess
Famous mind game chess has been originated in India around 1500 years back. This is the ancient game first played around 6th century AD in northern India. At that time, it was known as “Chaturanga” which means the division of military in four parts. It was then played in Persia, followed in the Arab region and then in Europe where is was developed as we are playing now.
Ayurveda is one of the most important medical contribution of India to this world. It comprises of methods and practices that have been tested and verified for the treatment of human ailments. Overall, you can say that it is not only the medicine but a routine of the healthy lifestyle. It focuses on the use of natural products and herbs for the treatment of human diseases.
8. Sanskrit and the Vedas
During the Vedic period, the historical four Vedas had been written by our Gurus in the Sanskrit language. These Vedas are still existed and become the vital source of information for day to day life. These are the oldest sacred books defines world oldest religions.
The Saree is the essence of Indian culture. It is Indian woman attire that signifies elegance and modesty. It is India that presented this dress to the world. There are so many designers in the world that use this dress for making contemporary outfits.
6. Number Zero as well as Trigonometry
India has also made its contribution to the world in the arena of Mathematics. Indians invented the number “0” and presented this notion of ‘nothing’ to the whole world. The zero also forms the foundation for the binary numbers over which all the computer software are established nowadays. The Trigonometry, as well as Decimal System, also invented in India.