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.
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.
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
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.
Did you know: Board games have been first played in the Indian subcontinent 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.
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.
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.
Originally composed in Sanskrit, the Panchatantra is one of the oldest collections of fables in the world. Devised for the purposes of teaching three dullwitted 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.
Didi you know : Indian Metallurgy started approximately in 4500 BCE. And Steel Production in India started as early as 500 BCE. and almost 800 years ago in India, a new metal was invented, Zinc. The science of modern metallurgy was established from ancient Indian metallurgical techniques. We will know these and many more interesting facts in todays episode of Epicpedia.
Did you know: Our modern world of wireless communication can exist only because of the scientific contributions of 19th century Indian Scientist, JC Bose. And that the latest 5G mobile technology is based on theories JC Bose discovered. JC Bose was also the first to theorize that plants are capable of communication. We will know these and many more interesting facts in today’s episode of Epicpedia.
Did you know: ISRO was created thanks to the efforts of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and today runs the world’s largest constellation of satellites. The story of ISRO’s origin begins inside a small church in a fishing village in Kerela. And that the first rocket ISRO launched was transported on a bicycle. We will know these and many more interesting facts in today’s episode of Epicpedia.
10 October 2021
History, Documentary, Infotainment