World’s Earliest University Than Nalanda Telhara

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The world’s earliest  University was established in Takshila,India and it functioned between 500 and 1300 AD.(?)

Telhara University.png Telhara University.India.

“Taxila also known as Takshashila, flourished from 600 BC to 500 AD, in the kingdom of Gandhar. 68 subjects were taught at this university and the minimum entry age, ancient texts show, was 16. At one stage, it had 10,500 students including those from Babylon, Greece, Syria, and China. Experienced masters taught the vedas, languages, grammar, philosophy, medicine, surgery, archery, politics, warfare, astronomy, accounts, commerce, documentation, music, dance and other performing arts, futurology, the occult and mystical sciences,complex mathematical calculations. The panel of masters at the university included legendary scholars like Kautilya, Panini, Jivak and Vishnu Sharma. Thus, the concept of a full-fledged university was developed in India.

Nalanda University

As early as 700 B.C., there existed a giant University at Takshashila, located in the northwest region of Bharat (India).

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5 thoughts on “World’s Earliest University Than Nalanda Telhara

  1. When you compare the history of the United States to the rest of the World, we really are a newborn baby. Here, we make a huge deal over buildings built 100 years ago. My posts on Maymont Mansion alone will attest to that. I imagine the university you’ve featured would have some interesting stories to tell if it could talk.

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