The Great Gama or Ghulam Mohammad Baksh – Undefeated Wrestler

Ghulam Mohammad Baksh, better known by the ring name The Great Gamma was a world heavyweight champion. He was undefeated in his entire career and considered as greatest wrestler of all time. The Great Gama is also known as Rustam-e-Hind. Gamma was born in 1889 in Holipura, Datia. However there…

Mundeshwari Devi Temple – Oldest functional Temple in World

Mundeshwari Devi Temple is oldest functioning temple in world which is located in Mundeshwari Dham Rd, Kaimur, Bihar( India ) on the Mundeshwari Hills. Mundeshwari Devi Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. This temple is built of stone, is on an octagonal plan. According…

Navaratri – What is Navratri

Navratri is Sanskrit word which means nine nights. Navratri is a multi day Hindu festival and celebrated in the autumn every year. Navratri has different reasons in various part of Indian subcontinent and also celebrated differently. In east and north-east state the Durga Puja is synonymous with Navratri. wherein goddess Durga…

Bhaskara I – A Indian Mathematician

Bhaskara  was a indian mathematician, who was the first one to represent numbers in the Hindu decimal system with a circle for the zero. He was born saurastra ( today Gujarat ) India and died in Ashmaka, Andhra Pradesh, India. He received his astronomical education…

Nilakantha Somayaji – An Indian Mathematician and Astronomer

Kelallur Nilakantha Somayaji was a major mathematician and astronomer of the Kerala school of astronomy and mathematics. His most influential works was the comprehensive astronomical treatise Tantrasamgraha completed in 1501. Nilakantha wrote the Aryabhatiya Bhasya, which contains work on infinite series expansions, problems of algebra,…

Srinivasa Iyengar Ramanujan – 1729 Taxicab Numbers

Srinivasa Iyengar Ramanujan  22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician and autodidact. He is recognized as one of the greatest mathematicians of his time, but Srinivasa Ramanujan had almost no formal training in math.Many of his mathematical discoveries were based on pure…

Aryabhata II – An Indian Mathematician and Astronomer

Aryabhata II (c. 920 – c. 1000) was an Indian mathematician and astronomer. He wrote an astronomical treatise, Maha-Siddhanta. He came into prominence during 950 AD. Maha-Siddhanta consists of 18 chapters and 625 verses which is written in Sanskrit. He included a special chapter on…

Brahmagupta Indian Mathematician and Astronomer

Brahmagupta (born c. 598, died after 665) was an Indian mathematician and astronomer. He revolutionized both math and astronomy in the 7th century. He was the first to give rules to compute with zero. He is the author of two early works on mathematics and…

Aryabhatta – the Indian Mathematician-Astronomer

Aryabhata or Aryabhata I (476–550 CE) was the first of the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. His works include the Aryabhatiya (499 CE, when he was 23 years old) and the Aryabhatta-siddhanta.