Here’s Why Ancient Indians Were Wiser And More Knowledgeable

At the moment India is surrounded by western lifestyles and techniques. But what has led to such a lifestyle? Ever thought about it? It is because of the ancient Indian science, rich culture and heritage, we are here.

This is the time when we have to be proud of the inventions of the ancient Indians in the field of science and technology, this is the time to celebrate about the contributions they did back in their time which seem far more advanced.

Vedas accounted for the existence of gravity:

Newton was not the first one to find gravity, it was the ancient Indian scholars. The gravitational theory had taken birth 1200 years before Newton. Indian Mathematician ‘Bhaskaracharya’ stated the laws of gravity in the 11th century – these are written in book titled, ‘Surya Siddhanta’. Did you know this?


14th Century was a very important one:

In this century the speed of the light was discovered. It was so accurate according to the Rig Veda, even if you match the current speed and his calculation it is nearly the same. Can you believe it that the speed of light was found more than 700 years ago?

This theory was further detailed by Sayana, a Vedic Scholar of the 14th Century:

He once said, “With deep respect, I bow to the sun, who travels 2,202 yojanas in half a nimesha.”

1 yojana is estimated to be in between 8 to 9 miles.

1 yojana = 9 miles.

1 nimesha = 16/75 of a second.

Thus, 2,202 yojanas x 9 miles x 75/8 nimesha = 185,794 miles per second = 2,99,000 kilometers per second.

The real proven speed of light is = 3,00,000.


Rig Veda

The ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ precisely calculates the distance between the Earth and the sun:

Yes, this is one of the most shocking facts in the ancient science, but here is a logical explanation to it.

Hanumanji jumped for the sun, thinking of Sun as a fruit (we know that story), the sun is at a distance of Juug Sahastra Yojanas ( this is the distance unit in Hindi).

1 Juug is = 4,320,000 years = 12,000 divine years

1 sahastra = 1000 years

1 yojan = 8 miles

1 mile = 1.6 km

12000 x 1000 x 8 = 96,000,000 million miles = which in turn comes to 153.6 km which closes around to the calculation of the modern scientists.

How amazing is that?

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Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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