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What Famous Foreigners said about INDIA ?
India The land of genius and is Popularly known for its "UNITY IN DIVERSITY". Today India is one of the most powerful nations with emerging as the oldest competitor of the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Geroge Bernard Shaw
“India is the land of religions, cradle of life human race , birth place of human speech, grand mother of legend, great grandmother of tradition. ”
he is and American author.
2).Ralph waldo Emerson(1803-1882)
“I owed a magnificent day to the Bhagavad-Gita. It was the first of books; it was as if empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence which in another age and climate had wondered and thus disposed of the same questions which exercise us.”
3). Albert Einstein
(Twentieth century’s Greatest brain)
“We owe a lot to the Indians who taught us to count through decimal system without which no worthwhile scientific Discovery could have been made.”
4). Voltaire Francois
-France’s greatest writer and philosopher.
“I am convinced that everything has come down to us from the banks of Ganges,-Astronomy, Astrology, Metapsychosis , etc.”…… “It is very important to note that some 2,500 years ago at the least pythogoras went from samos to the Ganges to learn Geometry. But he would certainly not have undertaken such a strange journey had the reputation of the Brahmins’ science not been long established in Europe…”
5)George Bernard shaw (1856-1950)
“The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the Mark of the creator’s hand. ”
Irish dramatist, Literary critic, socialist spokesman
6). H.G.Rawlinson writes
It is more likely pythogoras was more influenced by India than by Egypt. Almost all the theories, religions, Philosophical and Mathematics taught by Pythogoreans, were known in India in the sixth century B.C , and the pythogoreans , like the Jain's and the Buddhists, refrained from the destruction of life and eating meat and regarded certain vegetables such as beans as taboo”. “It seems that the so called Pythagorean theorem of the quadrature of the hypotenuse was already known to the Indians in the older vedic times, and thus before Pythogorus.