Gupta period is considered golden period in ancient India. It is believed that it was during Gupta Period that concept of zero was invented ,the theory that the Earth moves round the Sun was postulated, and scientist studied solar and lunar eclipses. Kalidasa, who was a great playwright, who wrote plays such as Shakuntala, which is said to have inspired Goethe. The famous Sushruta Samhita, which is a Sanskrit redaction text on all of the major concepts of Ayurveda medicine with innovative chapters on surgery, dates to the Gupta period.
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