One of the “scientific mistakes” which people who argue against ancient Indian science point to is that, ancient Indian astronomers “wrongly”...

“It starts with light, and ends with light, and in between there is darkness.” Aryabhata, the ancient Indian astronomer and mathematician was the first to describe how eclipses occur and provided the first mathematical procedures to calculate eclipse dates in his book Aryabhatiyam. His computational paradigm was so accurate that 18th century scientist Guillaume...

Sankranti is one of those rare Hindu festivals which is based on a solar event, where as the prominent Hindu calendar itself is actually a lunar calendar....

Rigveda, one of the four vedas is said to be the world’s most ancient text. In fact, I personally consider all the four vedas to be of the same time, for Rigveda clearly contains references to other vedas as well, for instance in Purusha Sukta. So do other vedas contain references to Rigveda. If the other three vedas were later texts, then there is no possibility for...