India has several inventions to it’s credit. We Indians are so creative but most of us fail to realize this fact. People are more inclined towards famous inventions but forget that there are more than thousand things that make our lives simple that are invented by Indian. Here are some of the best (and most common) inventions by Indians:
Clever Indian Inventions That You Probably Didn’t Know
Buttons:
Yes, the buttons that we use in our clothings is an Indian invention. They were earlier used in Mohenjo-daro for ornamental purpose
Chess:
It was developed during the Gupta Empire in India which was during 6th century. A perfect game of strategy apart from being a great source of entertainment.
Rulers:
Rulers are a perfect tool for the students. It was first used by the Indus Valley Civilization.
Shampoo:
The one that used to cleanse your scalp and hair is an Indian invention. During the Mughal Empire, shampoos were used as a massage oil for the Nawabs.
Snakes & Ladders:
All of us would have played this game during the childhood days. It was a game of morals in India and later this game became popular in England and USA.
Cotton Cultivation:
Greeks used to wear clothes made out of animal skin. Indians started cotton cultivation as they wanted something cool.
Cataract Surgery:
Indian physician Sushruta was the one who performed cataract surgery. It later spread to China and also the Greek scientists used to visit India to get operated and learn more about it.
Diamond Mining:
India was the only source of diamonds before 5000 years ago. Mines were discovered in Brazil.
Flush Toilets:
Though, we call them western toilets, but flush toilets is an Indian invention. Flush toilets were first used in the Indus Valley Civilization. It was a sophisticated sewage mechanism in all the homes. 
Binary Code:
Pingala was the first person to describe Binary numbers.
Ink:
The kings used prepared inks to pen down things. The carbon pigment was the source of making Ink which was only found in India.
Thus there were several other creative inventions by Indians which the world is using today.
image source: aliexpress.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe! It's Free

Sign up for exclusive content, special announcements, travel updates, events, giveaways & so much more! xo