Ancient India

Our Vedic Scientists and Universities forgotten !

  • Father of Astronomy: Aryabhatta ; work – Aryabhattiyam
  • Father of Astrology: Varahamihira , works; Panchasiddhantika, Bruhat Hora Shastra
  • Fathers of Surgery : Charaka and Sushruta , works : Samhitas
  • Father of Anatomy: Patanjali , work: Yogasutra
  • Father of Yoga : Patanjali , work : Yogasutra
  • Father of Economics : Chanakya , work: Arthashshtra
  • Father of Atomic theory : Rishi Kanada , Work : Kanada sutras
  • Father of Architecture : Vishwakarmaa
  • Father of Aero Dynamics: Mayasura , work : Vastu Darpana
  • Father of Medicine: Dhanvanthri , first propounded Ayurveda
  • Father of Grammar: Panini , work: Vyakarana Deepika
  • Father of Natyashastra : Bharatamuni , work : Natyashastra
  • Father of Kavya (literature) : Krishna Dwaipayana (VedaVyasa) works ; Mahabharata , Ashtaadasha Puranas
  • Father of Playwriting : Kalidasa , works : Meghadhootam , Raghuvamsham , Kumara Sambhava etc etc
  • Father of Ganita: Bhaskara II , works : Lilavati
  • Father of Warfare and Weaponry: Parashurama, works: Kalaripayatu, Sulba Sutras
  • Father of story writing: Vishnu Sharma, works: Panchatantra
  • Father of Politics: Chanakya, works: Arthashashtra, Nitishashtra
  • Father of Sexual Anatomy: Vatsyana, work: Kamasutra
  • Father of Philosophy: Sri Krishna, work: Sribhagavadgeete
  • Father of Advaitha: Shankara, works: commentaries (Bhashyas), panchadasi, vivekachudamani,
  • Father of Alchemy: Nagarjuna, work: Pragnaparamita Sutras
  • Father of Aerospace technology: Maharishi Bharadwaj; work- Vimaan Shashtra

Compiled by Shudra_sanatani on twitter

Universities in ancient India other than Nalanda & Takshashila : Vikramashila, Vallabhi, Odantapuri, Pushpagiri & Somapura. Nalanda was an ancient center of higher learning in Bihar from 427 BCE to 1197 CE. It was established in the 5th century CE in Bihar. Lost due to invasions

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