Did ancient Indians invent guns, lasers, radars and nuclear weapons?
I found this site which claimed that Ancient India was an extremely advanced civilization whose technology equaled & in some cases even surpassed current technology. None of the claims have external, reliable citations. Can anyone support or debunk any of the claims made?
As far as I know, the Mahabharata is just a story. But even if we assume that the technology described in the book is not a product of the author's imagination, then could anyone confirm whether the above paragraph is actually taken from a reliable translation of the epic? It is possible that the writer of the article perverted the story to fit his hypothesis.
And also: Did our ancients know radars and laser weapons?
Yes, the technology was given in the Sanskrit manuscript Samarangana Sutra Dhara.Source: http://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/9727/did-ancient-indians-invent-guns-lasers-radars-and-nuclear-weapons