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Bakhshali Manuscript: First recorded evidence of zero discovered - Pallava Bagla

The 3rd-4th-century Bakhshali Manuscript found near Taxila predates a 9th-century inscription of zero on the wall of a temple in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh – Pallava Bagla… 405 more words


Invention of Zero (shunya) – A forgotten piece of history

“The roots of education are bitter but, the fruits are sweeter!”

In the early 20th century, when there was a great interest in the Sanskrit texts especially in the western world, many scholars ridiculed certain texts which were headed ‘Ganita Sutras’- which means mathematics. 859 more words