India: Knowing the Unknown – I

Interesting Facts about India that you had no idea!

Romain Rolland was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist quotes “If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India”.

Know the India that you didn't know,
 I'm sure the facts will give a blow.
 One of the most influential and powerful countries,
 with rich cultural and religious diversities.
World's largest democracy with 1.32 bn people,
Yet arguments and discussions, together we settle.

This largest gathering of religion can be seen from space,
happens once in 12 years- to seek God's love and grace.

Satellite: Hindu – Kumbh Mela

A game of strategy, being played on board;
Kills the opponent with the sharpest sword(mind).

Here originates the world’s major religions-
Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism.
Diversity and custom are established by the law and custom.
World’s largest postal network with 1.54lac offices,
Delivering letters and bringing happiness.

Bhartiya Post Office


Largest producer of milk and spice,
Adding it makes the dish tastier as twice,
Most Roman captains ended their voyages on south-coast of India,
For they liked the taste of the black pepper, of which they had no idea.


source: punag


India produces highest grossing movies-
Till date earning 9 bn is the film Dangal,
Surpassing ‘Gone with the Wind’ –Hollywood’s maximal.



Elephants in Kerala can treat themselves to a spa day
 For the rituals and other heavy duties in temples they pay.

For the rituals and other heavy duties in temples they pay.source: paheli


Coming to the jewelry, Gold is mandatory for Indian housewives.
After 1725, diamonds were found in Minas Gerais until
which, it had its only source here!

gold statistic of indian women

Some of the inventions that surely has enhanced progress
Not only of Indians
But of all human race-
Zero by Aryabhatta, Ayurveda by Sushruta,
Quadratic equation by Sridharacharya, ‘pi’ by Budhayana.
‘Sushruta Samhita’ has the details of plastic surgery
and other texts were found on medicine, astronomy,
Branches of mathematics and wireless communication
Were pioneered by Indians, but never got recognition.


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