Allopathy has its roots in the Heroic medicine system which was used to treat George Washington, US president. It was the cause of his death. But with the advent of British rule in India, slowly Ayurveda fell out of favor and the British government supported Allopathy. Historical Context [Sources: Source 1 & Source 2] The… Read More »How Allopathy won the war with Ayurveda?
Always a student
After the Battle of Plassey in 1757, a significant turning point in the 7 Years’ War, the British began to assert their dominance over the Indian subcontinent. Despite being under the rule of the Mughals, India boasted a sophisticated educational system known as the Gurukul education system. Although this system… Read More »How did the British destroy the ancient gurukul system?
India has produced great mathematicians, and astronomers like Varahamihira, Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Acharya Chanakya, Brahmagupta, etc. Brahmagupta’s book when translated by Al-Khwarizmi, a mathematician at the library of Baghdad wisdom house, made the Arabian world acquainted with Indian mathematics. This helped the Arabian world under Abbasid Caliphate achieve a lot of… Read More »Gurukul Education System