Category: Ancient India

First ever recorded Vishnu’s foreign worshipper was a greek from BCE 100

Ancient India Hindu Temples world

1/ Vedic Principles have been attracting foreigners for thousands of years. 1st such recorded convert to #Hindu #Dharma was Heliodorus a greek ambassador of Antiakalidas to King Bhagabhadra who came India in 113 BCE. 2/ Impressed by Vedic Principles, Heliodorus erected a Garuda-column of Vishnu now locally called “Khamb Baba” The column was built more than 100 years…

Ratti a Universal Weight Measurement system 5000 Years ago

Ancient India Golden Era

1/10 #threadRatti रत्ति or Jequirity bean, (Abrus precatorius), also called rosary pea, or Indian licorice, was the base of entire Ancient India’s weight measurement system 5000 years back.Lets begin. doi.org/10.15468/dl.5k…sciencedirect.com/topics/agricul…https://platform.twitter.com/embed/Tweet.html?creatorScreenName=GemsOfIndology&dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-1&features=eyJ0ZndfZXhwZXJpbWVudHNfY29va2llX2V4cGlyYXRpb24iOnsiYnVja2V0IjoxMjA5NjAwLCJ2ZXJzaW9uIjpudWxsfSwidGZ3X2hvcml6b25fdHdlZXRfZW1iZWRfOTU1NSI6eyJidWNrZXQiOiJodGUiLCJ2ZXJzaW9uIjpudWxsfSwidGZ3X3NwYWNlX2NhcmQiOnsiYnVja2V0Ijoib2ZmIiwidmVyc2lvbiI6bnVsbH19&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=true&id=1392429626786402304&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fthreadreaderapp.com%2Fthread%2F1401499212748001287.html&sessionId=2441d854b0ea327505c90e1a0cbdbfa3b23a7b05&theme=light&widgetsVersion=1890d59c%3A1627936082797&width=550px DownloadGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility. Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Data.https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.5kziyf2/101 Masha माशा (=8 Ratti ) weighs 0.89 gm a fundamental unit upon which entire measurement…

Keeladi: Indus valley of the south

Ancient India archaeology India

In 1939,  K N Dixit who was the director general of the Archaeological survey of India (ASI) professed that, couch shells which were extensively used in the Indus valley was seen in the then Madras presidency and that a thorough investigation in the Tirunelveli district will one day result in the excavation of a contemporary…

Sanskrit is beautiful

Ancient India India

THREAD ON SANSKRIT* संस्कृत भाषा का कोई सानी नहीं है। अंग्रेजी में A QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG एक प्रसिद्ध वाक्य है। अंग्रेजी वर्णमाला के सभी अक्षर उसमें समाहित हैं। किन्तु कुछ कमियाँ भी हैं, या यों कहिए, कुछ कलकारियाँ किसी अंग्रेजी वाक्य से हो नहीं सकतीं। 1) अंग्रेजी अक्षर 26 हैं…

Rigvedic Arkshya’s connection with Little Dipper from 50,000 BCE

Ancient India Astronomy

King Shrutarva, contemporary of Trasadasyu is associated with Polaris-Polestar, at least is from 50,000 BCE (lower limit).
King Alarka, conemporary of Sagar, is also associated with Polaris-Polestar, at least is from 24,000 BCE (lower limit).

Fascinating Astronomical and Eustatic Observation by King Bṛhadratha

Ancient India India

King Brhadratha in Maitrayani Upanishad observed moving of pole star pushes Indian antiquity to 33800 BCE

Pingala & Fibonnaci Series

Aabhas Ancient India

A thread by Aabhas Maldahiyar 🇮🇳 n #SadarPranam to Ishwara within you @TonyPannWBAL ji. Since you are talking about the “gorgeous sequence” I being an “Indian Architect” couldn’t hold back but to share India’s contribution in originating it. Read this thread👇🏼 Tony Pann ✔@TonyPannWBAL It’s 11/23 or 1123. #FibonacciDay . The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where every…

India from Megasthenes Indica & Arrian account

Ancient India India

Socio-economic structure as per Megasthenes during his visit to 302-288 BC.He was a companion of Alexander of Macedon on his short-lived invasion of North Western India. His work was mostly lost and fragments were collected by Dr Schwanbeck India was in greek terminology was called by various names such as -Indus-Opiai, a race on the…

SWASTIKA and North Star

Ancient India India

North Star 🌟 – Ursa Major – Swastika Polaris ध्रुव तारा is close to earth’s North Pole hence also called Pole Star. Pole Star, is the brightest member star in the constellation of Ursa Minor. In ancient times, North Pole was used for navigation. North Star is in almost straight line to the Big dipper’s…

Kamasutra

Ancient India India

Kamasutra aka Vatsyayana is not Pōrñ as projected
A thread by Rapper Pandit

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