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EPICPEDIA

Genre: Infotainment | 9 Episodes

Age Description: U - Suitable For All

CONTENT LANGUAGE
Hindi

Epicpedia Is a show about knowing the unknown facts, In this show, amazing facts about India will be presented in 12 webisodes of 5 to 7 minutes each. The show will cover various subjects under History, Science Technology, Art Craft, Wildlife, etc. In every episode, you will discover something new, exciting, intriguing, and entertaining about India that you dont know. Like who measured Mount Everest, Did you know Cosmetic Surgery was invented in India thousands of years ago, did you know that the board game Ludo was played in India thousands of Years ago, these and many more facts will be revealed in this show Epicpedia. To sum it up, Epicpedia will present to the audience some hidden jewels of the truth behind India. Facts that are unknown to the best of Indians, they are unique sometimes stranger than fiction. Epicpedia will satiate your thirst for mysteries, knowledge unknown facts

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E1 - Mount Everest
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E1 - Mount Everest

 Indian Mathematician Radhanath is the first person to measure Mount Everest,  Height of Mount Everest was 29002ft which was declared as the highest mountain peak in the world, Radhanath used simple geometrical calculations and a theodolite to measure the mountian Peak XV which was higher than Kanchenjunga.

E2- Sage Sushruta

E2- Sage Sushruta

Did you know that cosmetic surgery was performed for the first time in the world in India, about 2600 years ago? The inventor of surgeries was Indian physician Sage Sushruta, born in around 600 BCE, known as the Father of Surgery. Nowadays, each surgery has a specialised surgeon, but the most amazing thing is that Sushruta could perform all the 300 surgeries that he invented. How did he do that? What inspired him? How did he invent surgical methods? These questions and more will be answered for you in todays episode of Epicpedia.

EP 3 - National Anthem
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EP 3 - National Anthem

The Indian National Anthem was created and sung 36 years before India’s Independence in front of the world as Bharoto Bhagya Bidhata in Bengali. And on 11th September, 1942 Subhash Chandra Bose introduced the song Jana Gana Mana in Germany that was destined to become Indias National Anthem. What was the need of a national anthem? How was Jana Gana Mana selected as a National Anthem? This and many facts 

EP 4 - Royal Bengal Tiger
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EP 4 - Royal Bengal Tiger

Did you know:  A tigers stripes are as unique as human fingerprints The Royal Bengal Tiger of India is the only breed of tiger that lives in mangrove forests. Why are they called the Royal Bengal Tiger? Why are these formidable beasts struggling to survive today? We answer these and more questions in todays episode of Epicpedia.

EP 5 - Ludo and Snakes & Ladder
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EP 5 - Ludo and Snakes & Ladder

Did you know: Board games have been first played in the Indian sub-continent for over 3000 years? Did you know that game we played as kids was once played by Kings and Gods? The games we know as Ludo and Snakes Ladders originated in Ancient India Chaupar has been referenced in Mahabharata as well as the caves of Ellora Snakes Ladders was originally a spiritual game designed to teach morality and Karma. We will know these and many more interesting facts in todays episode of Epicpedia.

EP 6 - Indian Railways
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EP 6 - Indian Railways

Did you know that the first Indian passenger train ran a distance of 34 km more than 150 years ago in Bombay? The Indian Railway is one of the world’s largest employers of civilians in the world. And Jeevan Rekha Express is the worlds first hospital train. Get to know more about the Indian Railway in today’s video of Epicpedia.

EP 7 - Asiatic Lion
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EP 7 - Asiatic Lion

Did you know: The Asiatic Lion can today only be seen in India The Asiatic lion population has recovered from the brink of extinction to several hundred individuals.The Nawab of Junagadh had an important role to play in saving them In the course of evolution, Asian Lions separated from their African ancestors around 186,000–128,000 years ago. Asiatic Lion is distinct from African Lions they are only found in India and surviving in the Gir Forests of Gujarat We will know these and many more interesting facts in todays episode of Epicpedia.

EP 8 - Panchatantra Part - 1
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EP 8 - Panchatantra Part - 1

Originally composed in Sanskrit, the Panchatantra is one of the oldest collections of fables in the world. Devised for the purposes of teaching three dull-witted sons of a king, it strives to convey the principles of kingship and some valuable life lessons. The work consists of Five parts Hence the name Panchatantra : Pancha, Meaning Five Tantra, Meaning Part. A distinguishing feature is Story within storys structure. In this Episode we learn about the first 2 parts of Panchatantra. Mitrabheda and Mitra Labha.

EP 9 - Panchatantra Part - 2
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EP 9 - Panchatantra Part - 2

Originally composed in Sanskrit, the Panchatantra is one of the oldest collections of fables in the world. Devised for the purposes of teaching three dull-witted sons of a king, it strives to convey the principles of kingship and some valuable life lessons. The work consists of Five parts Hence the name Panchatantra : Pancha, Meaning Five Tantra, Meaning Part. A distinguishing feature is Story within storys structure. In this Episode we learn about the next 3 parts of Panchatantra. Kakolukiyam, Labdhapranasam and Apariksitakarakam.

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