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Gupta Empire
The GUPTA EMPIRE was an ancient Indian empire founded by Sri Gupta . The empire existed at its zenith from approximately 320 to 550 CE and covered much of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
. The peace and prosperity created under the leadership of the Guptas enabled the pursuit of scientific and artistic endeavors. This period is called the Golden Age of India
India
and was marked by extensive inventions and discoveries in science, technology , engineering , art , dialectic , literature , logic , mathematics , astronomy , religion , and philosophy that crystallized the elements of what is generally known as Hindu
Hindu
culture . Chandragupta I , Samudragupta , and Chandragupta II were the most notable rulers of the Gupta dynasty
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Indian Logic
The development of INDIAN LOGIC dates back to the anviksiki of Medhatithi Gautama (c. 7th century BCE) the Sanskrit grammar rules of Pāṇini
Pāṇini
(c. 5th century BCE); the Vaisheshika school's analysis of atomism (c. 2nd century BCE); the analysis of inference by Gotama (c. 2nd century), founder of the Nyaya
Nyaya
school of Hindu philosophy
Hindu philosophy
; and the tetralemma of Nagarjuna (c. 2nd century CE). Indian logic stands as one of the three original traditions of logic , alongside the Greek and the Chinese logic . The Indian tradition continued to develop through to early modern times, in the form of the Navya-Nyāya school of logic
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Indian Mathematics
INDIAN MATHEMATICS emerged in the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
from 1200 BCE until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indian mathematics (400 CE to 1600 CE), important contributions were made by scholars like Aryabhata
Aryabhata
, Brahmagupta , Mahāvīra , Bhaskara II , Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji . The decimal number system in worldwide use today was first recorded in Indian mathematics. Indian mathematicians made early contributions to the study of the concept of zero as a number, negative numbers , arithmetic , and algebra . In addition, trigonometry was further advanced in India, and, in particular, the modern definitions of sine and cosine were developed there
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Indian Astronomy
INDIAN ASTRONOMY has a long history stretching from pre-historic to modern times. Some of the earliest roots of Indian astronomy
Indian astronomy
can be dated to the period of Indus Valley Civilization
Indus Valley Civilization
or earlier. Astronomy
Astronomy
later developed as a discipline of Vedanga or one of the "auxiliary disciplines" associated with the study of the Vedas , dating 1500 BCE or older. The oldest known text is the Vedanga Jyotisha , dated to 1400–1200 BCE (with the extant form possibly from 700–600 BCE). Indian astronomy
Indian astronomy
was influenced by Greek astronomy beginning in the 4th century BCE and through the early centuries of the Common Era, for example by the Yavanajataka and the Romaka Siddhanta , a Sanskrit translation of a Greek text disseminated from the 2nd century
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Indian Literature
INDIAN LITERATURE refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages . The earliest works of Indian literature were orally transmitted. Sanskrit literature begins with the oral literature of the Rig Veda a collection of sacred hymns dating to the period 1500–1200 BCE. The Sanskrit epics Ramayana and Mahabharata appeared towards the end of the first millennium BCE. Classical Sanskrit literature developed rapidly during the first few centuries of the first millennium BCE, as did the Tamil Sangam literature , and the Pāli Canon . In the medieval period, literature in Kannada and Telugu appeared in the 9th and 11th centuries respectively
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List Of Indian Inventions And Discoveries
This LIST OF INDIAN INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES details the inventions, scientific discoveries and contributions of ancient and modern India, including both the ancient and medieval nations in the subcontinent historically referred to as India
India
and the modern Indian state. It draws from the whole cultural and technological history of India, during which architecture , astronomy , cartography , metallurgy , logic , mathematics , metrology and mineralogy were among the branches of study pursued by its scholars . During recent times science and technology in the Republic of India
India
has also focused on automobile engineering , information technology , communications as well as research into space and polar technology. For the purposes of this list, inventions are regarded as technological firsts developed in India, and as such does not include foreign technologies which India
India
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Indian Subcontinent
The INDIAN SUBCONTINENT or the SUBCONTINENT is a southern region of Asia
Asia
, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
from the Himalayas
Himalayas
. Geologically , the Indian subcontinent is related to the land mass that rifted from Gondwana and merged with the Eurasian plate nearly 55 million years ago. Geographically , it is the peninsular region in south-central Asia delineated by the Himalayas
Himalayas
in the north, the Hindu Kush
Hindu Kush
in the west, and the Arakanese in the east
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Golden Age
The term GOLDEN AGE comes from Greek mythology
Greek mythology
, particularly the Works and Days of Hesiod
Hesiod
, and is part of the description of temporal decline of the state of peoples through five Ages , Gold being the first and the one during which the Golden Race of humanity (Greek : χρύσεον γένος chrýseon génos) lived. Those living in the first Age were ruled by Kronos , after the finish of the first age was the Silver , then the Bronze , after this the Heroic age, with the fifth and current age being Iron . By extension "Golden Age" denotes a period of primordial peace , harmony , stability , and prosperity . During this age peace and harmony prevailed, people did not have to work to feed themselves, for the earth provided food in abundance. They lived to a very old age with a youthful appearance, eventually dying peacefully, with spirits living on as "guardians"
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List Of Countries And Outlying Territories By Area
This is a list of the world 's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list, include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO standard 3166-1 , which includes sovereign states and dependent territories. Largely unrecognised states not in ISO 3166-1 are included in the list in ranked order, but are not given a rank number. The areas of such largely unrecognised states are in most cases also included in the areas of the more widely recognised states that claim the same territory; see the notes in the "Notes" column for each country for clarification
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Indian Philosophy
INDIAN PHILOSOPHY (Sanskrit : दर्शन or darśana) comprises the ancient philosophical traditions of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
. The schools of Indian philosophical thought are classified as either orthodox or heterodox – āstika or nāstika – depending on one of three alternate criteria: whether it believes the Vedas
Vedas
are a valid source of knowledge; whether the school believes in the premises of Brahman
Brahman
and Atman ; and whether the school believes in afterlife and Devas
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Kalidasa
KāLIDāSA ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: कालिदासः) was a Classical Sanskrit
Sanskrit
writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit
Sanskrit
language. His plays and poetry are primarily based on the Indian Puranas
Puranas
. Much about his life is unknown, only what can be inferred from his poetry and plays. His floruit cannot be dated with precision, but most likely falls within the 5th century CE
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Prakrit
A PRAKRIT ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: प्राकृत prākṛta, Shauraseni : pāuda, Magadhi Prakrit : pāua) is any of several Middle Indo-Aryan languages . The Ardhamagadhi ("half-Magadhi ") Prakrit, which was used extensively to write the scriptures of Jainism
Jainism
, is often considered to be the definitive form of Prakrit, while others are considered variants thereof. Prakrit
Prakrit
grammarians would give the full grammar of Ardhamagadhi first, and then define the other grammars with relation to it. For this reason, courses teaching "Prakrit" are often regarded as teaching Ardhamagadhi
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Sanskrit
A few attempts at revival have been reported in Indian and Nepalese newspapers. India
India
: 14,135 Indians claimed Sanskrit
Sanskrit
to be their mother tongue in the 2001 Census of India
India
: Nepal
Nepal
: 1,669 Nepalis in 2011 Nepal census reported Sanskrit
Sanskrit
as their mother tongue. LANGUAGE FAMILY Indo-European * Indo-Iranian * Indo-Aryan * SANSKRIT EARLY FORM Vedic Sanskrit WRITING SYSTEM Devanagari
Devanagari
(official) Also written in various Brahmic scripts
Brahmic scripts

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Oxus River
The AMU DARYA, also called the AMU RIVER and historically known by its Latin name, OXUS, is a major river in Central Asia
Central Asia
. It is formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Panj rivers, at Qal`eh-ye Panjeh
Qal`eh-ye Panjeh
in Afghanistan
Afghanistan
, and flows from there north-westwards into the southern remnants of the Aral Sea
Aral Sea
. In ancient times, the river was regarded as the boundary between Greater Iran
Greater Iran
and Turan
Turan

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Kambojas
The KAMBOJAS were a tribe of Iron Age India , frequently mentioned in Sanskrit and Pali literature . Vedic period
Vedic period
India, with the Kamboja on the northwest border CONTENTS * 1 Ethnicity and language * 2 Origins * 2.1 Theory of Origin - Eurasian Nomads * 3 Kambojan States * 3.1 The Aśvakas * 3.2 Conflict with Alexander * 4 Migrations * 4.1 Eastern Kambojas
Kambojas
* 5 Mauryan period * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 Bibliography * 9 External links ETHNICITY AND LANGUAGEThe ancient Kambojas
Kambojas
were probably of Indo-Iranian origin. They are, however, sometimes described as Indo-Aryans and sometimes as having both Indian and Iranian affinities. The Kambojas
Kambojas
are also described as a royal clan of the Sakas
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Parasika
Pontic Steppe * Domestication of the horse * Kurgan * Kurgan culture * Steppe cultures * Bug-Dniester * Sredny Stog * Dnieper-Donets * Samara * Khvalynsk * Yamna * Mikhaylovka culture Caucasus * Maykop East-Asia * Afanasevo Eastern Europe * Usatovo * Cernavodă * Cucuteni Northern Europe* Corded ware * Baden * Middle Dnieper ------------------------- Bronze Age Pontic Steppe * Chariot * Yamna * Catacomb * Multi-cordoned ware * Poltavka * Srubna Northern/Eastern Steppe * Abashevo culture * Andronovo * Sintashta Europe * Globular Amphora * Corded ware * Beaker * Unetice * Trzciniec * Nordic Bronze Age * Terramare * Tumulus * Urnfield * Lusatian South-Asia * BMAC * Yaz * Gandhara grave ------------------------- Iron Age Steppe * Chernoles
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