Ancient History

  • List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

    Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space, and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama, and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematicians whose contributions made them immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India their contributions.

  • Indian PhD Scholar at Cambridge Deciphers 2,500-Year-Old Sanskrit Grammatical Problem

    An Indian PhD student, Rishi Atul Rajpopat, studying at the University of Cambridge, has solved a 2,500-year-old Sanskrit grammar problem that has mystified scholars for centuries.

  • On This Day November 2nd: Historical Events, Famous Birthdays and more

    On this day, November 2nd, a number of important events took place and made yet another day momentous for us to learn something from. 

  • What is Gyanvapi Case? Important dates, Decisions & More

    Varanasi's seniormost judge took a decision over the Gyanvapi Mosque today. Read and know what is Gyanvapi case, related dates, parties, controversies, and more

  • Buddha Purnima 2022: Know Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

    Buddha Purnima 2022: This year, it was celebrated on May 16. The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Purnima, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures, and their meaning.

    Jul 5, 2022
  • Buddha Purnima 2022: Teaching's of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

    Buddha Purnima 2022: Buddha taught the first Wheel of Dharma and explains how to attain liberation from suffering for oneself alone. Let us read in detail about Buddhism, the teachings of Buddha, how it spread, and its contribution to the Indian culture.    

    May 14, 2022
  • Know about the Economic and Social life of Aryans

    After the decline of the Indus Valley Civilization, another glorious civilization flourished in India. The people who were responsible for the evolution of this civilization called themselves Aryas or Aryans.  Arya’ literally means the man of ‘noble character’, and the “free-born”. They belonged to the group of people known as Indo-Europeans. They entered India from the northwest.

    Mar 3, 2022
  • The Neolithic Age: Know about the Origin, Characteristics & Neolithic Sites

    The Neolithic Age, which means New Stone Age, was the last and third part of the Stone Age. In India, it spanned from around 7,000 B.C. to 1,000 B.C. The Neolithic Age is mainly characterized by the development of settled agriculture and the use of tools and weapons made of polished stones. The major crops grown during this period were ragi, horse gram, cotton, rice, wheat, and barley. Pottery first appeared at this age.

    Mar 3, 2022
  • History of Ancient India: Complete Study Material

    This study material for  “History of Ancient India” is a comprehensive collection of important topics, which are divided into 9 important sections important for the preparation of all Competitive exams.

    Oct 19, 2021
  • Buddhas of Bamiyan in Afghanistan: All about the significance and their destruction

    Know the history of Bamiyan Buddha statues, their significance, location, reason of their destruction and all the details about the spectacle created by Taliban in the article listed below. 

    Mar 24, 2021
  • List of Jain Tirthankaras

    A Tirthankara is a rare individual who has conquered the samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth, on their own and made a path for others to follow.

    Nov 17, 2020
  • The Advent of Europeans in India- The Portuguese, the Dutch and the Danes

    India has been a major trading destination for many European countries in the Ancient and Medieval Era. Britishers were not the only Europeans who came and settled but the Portuguese with their developments in navigation first found the sea route to India. In this article, read about the advent of Europeans in India

    Nov 11, 2020
  • Tanaji Malusare and the Battle of Sinhagad Fort, 1670

    Tanaji Malusare’s named is written in golden letters in the history of the Maratha Empire in India. He was a great warrior and was known as 'Sinha' (Lion). Let us find out more about this great warrior and how he fought the legendary battle of Sinhagad?        

    Jan 28, 2020
  • The Paleolithic Age: Characteristics and list of Sites

    Paleolithic Period or Old Stone Age; the earliest period of human development, last until approx 8000 BC. The Paleolithic Period  is divided into two eras: the Lower Paleolithic (to 40,000 BC) and the Upper Paleolithic (40,000–8000 BC). 

    Aug 24, 2019
  • Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

    Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

    Apr 17, 2019

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