Scientific Aspects Of Indian Cultural Heritage

Scientific Aspects Indian Cultural Heritage
Scientific Aspects Of Indian Cultural Heritage

Scientific Heritage Of Indian Culture


The indian cultural heritage of scientific aspects are based on the innovative thoughts of philosophers or rishis. In the Rig Veda Astronomy, in the Samhitas and the Atharva Veda, medicine and mathematics are clearly defined. Science is the integral part of Indian cultural heritage. First of all India gave the concept of numbers, the values of decimal place and the zero as early as AD 100, the second century BC, and fifth century AD, by Aryabhata,Pingala, and Brahmagupta. Other spheres of science where early philosophers made major contributions are in the fields of geometry, medicine, metallurgy, and alchemy. The evolution of copper metallurgy, Bronze and the lostwax method of casting technology first started in India. Indian Culture is an ancient most popular cultures in the world. India is known for its exuberant rich cultural heritage, which include the combination of customs, traditions, lifestyle, religion, languages, rituals, and cuisine. The scientific aspects of Indian culture heritage are, Joining both palms together to greet in indian culture termed as "Namaskar". The scientific reason behind it that, this denotes the pressure points of eyes, ears, and mind. Pressing hands together activate the pressure points, which helps us to remember that person for a long time. Wearing second toe rings does not denote married women but also have scientific reason behind it, that a particular nerve from the second toe connects the uterus and passes to heart. Wearing toe ring on this finger strengthens the uterus and keep menstrual cycle regularized. Throwing coins into rivers bring good luck, but the original scientific reason behind it is that, in the ancient times currency is made up of copper, which is very useful for the human body. in the ancient times rivers were the only source of drinking water, throwing coins in the river was intake sufficient copper as drinking river water. Applying tilak or kumkum on the forehead prevent the loss of energy, while applying Kumkum between the eyebrows the points Adnya-chakra is automatically pressed. Which supply blood to the face muscles. People ring the bells before entering the temple's inner sanctum, garbhagudi, garbha gruha or womb-chamber. where the main idol is placed, the scientific reason behind ringing the bells is that their ring clears our mind and helps us stay sharp and keep our full concentration on devotional purpose. The bells are made in such a way that it sound creates unity in our mind. The bells produces a sharp and enduring echo sound for minimum of 7 seconds. This echo sound activate all the seven healing centers in our body. Applying mehendi lending colour to the hands. mehendi is a powerful medicinal herb. mehendi cools down the body and keeps the nerves from becoming tense. Sitting on the floor and eating is the position of “Sukhasan”, which is a yoga asanas and helps in digestion. This is the scientific reason behind sitting on the floor and eating. Why should not sleep with your head towards north, the scientific reason behind it is that, human body has its own magnetic field. Which is called hearts magnetic field, due to the flow of blood. As we all know that Earth is a giant magnet. sleeping with head towards the north, body’s magnetic field become asymmetrical to the Earth’s Magnetic field, which create problems related to blood pressure and heart work harder to overcome this asymmetry of magnetic fields. The scientific reason behind fasting is mentioned in Ayurveda, that accumulation of toxic materials in the digestive system makes us ill. cleansing of toxic materials keeps our body healthy, which is done by fasting, which keeps digestive organs get rest and all body cleansing correctly. complete fast is good for heath, but occasional intake of warm lemon juice in the fasting prevents the flatulence. So we have great scientific aspects in our indian cultural heritage.