India is a religious country with vast culture and tradition with most advanced civilization. It is the world’s second largest in population and knowing about the great India is quite impossible. India is the largest democracy in the world.
In India religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism all this are originated. We will come to know more interesting facts in this article.
- India has got a oldest university in the world
The students from different parts of the world have studied in the thakshilla in the year 700 BC and it is the first ever university in the world. There are different subjects in which students have studied.
- Lonar lake in Maharashtra
Lonar Lake is the 50,000 years old and formed in basalt rock and is only of its kind on the earth. A meteor that weighed over one million ton has crashed into the earth and it gouged a deep depression of 1.8km wide and 150m deep. It is located in Buldhana district of Maharashtra.
- Brihadeshwara Temple
Brihadeshwara temple is the biggest temple and UNESCO has declared the temple as a World Heritage Monument. To mention with history
Of the temple is constructed from the granite which is massive in weight and were placed on the top of the hollow shikara measuring 216feet. The marvel of the temple is a miracle in the history of the temple construction. Brihadeshwara is the title referring Lord Shiva enshrined in the Tanjore (Tamil nadu) Big Temple built by Raja Raja Chola I in 1010 AD.
4. Benedist Cumberbatch volunteered as an English Teacher
Benedist Cumberbatch is an actor, famous for portraying the role of Sherlock, took a year gap to teach English in Darjeeling. He is one of the five teachers who have taken training.
5. Yoga originated in India
The oldest religious texts of the Hindus, yoga were originated from Vedas thousands of years ago. It started gaining popularity in the west at the end of 19th century. In yoga there are asana, pranayama, meditation and positive thinking. There are many postures in yoga which are running into fitness and healthy practice.
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