“Fathers of” Ancient India

  • 1. Father of Astronomy: Aryabhatta ; work – Aryabhattiyam
  • 2. Father of Astrology: Varahamihira , works; Panchasiddhantika, Bruhat Hora Shastra
  • 3. Fathers of Surgery : Charaka and Sushruta , works : Samhitas
  • 4. Father of Anatomy: Patanjali , work: Yogasutra
  • 6. Father of Economics : Chanakya , work: Arthashshtra
  • 7. Father of Atomic theory : Rishi Kanada , Work : Kanada sutras
  • 8. Father of Architecture : Vishwakarma , work : Suryasiddantika
  • 9. Father of Aero Dynamics: Mayasura , work : Vastu Darpana
  • 10. Father of Medicine: Dhanvanthri , first propounded Ayurveda
  • 11. Father of Grammar: Panini , work: Vyakarana Deepika
  • 12. Father of Natyashastra : Bharatamuni , work : Natyashastra
  • 13. Father of Kavya (literature) : Krishna Dwaipayana (VedaVyasa) works ; Mahabharata , Ashtaadasha Puranas
  • 14. Father of Playwriting : Kalidasa , works : Meghadhootam , Raghuvamsham , Kumara Sambhava. etc.
  • 15. Father of Ganita: Bhaskara II , works : Lilavati
  • 16. Father of Warfare and Weaponry: Parashurama , works : Kalaripayatu, Sulba Sutras
  • 17. Father of story writing : Vishnu Sharma , works : Panchatantra
  • 18. Father of Politics : Chanakya , works : Arthashashtra , Nitishashtra
  • 19. Father of Sexual Anatomy : Vatsyana , work: Kamasutra
  • 20. Father of Philosophy : Sri Krishna , work : Sribhagavadgeete
  • 21. Father of Advaitha : Shankara , works : commentaries (Bhashyas) , panchadasi, vivekachudamani
  • 22. Father of Alchemy: Nagarjuna , work : Pragnaparamita Sutras