Patanjali 's Yoga Sutras from the 5th century reads, "Just. You may not use this editorial content for commercial purposes! Will we still count using our fingers or will mankind invent a new numerical tool? Leonardo Pisano (aka, fibonacci an Italian mathematician. Southeast Asia, one that would last for more than 1,000 years. How would you distinguish between five and fifty if you could only use the above terminology? Latin numerals were used for reckoning until late XVI century! Finally, others, perhaps the majority, have simply accepted the term Hinduism or its analogues, especially hindu dharma (Hindu moral and religious law in various Indic languages. 400 Al-Uqlidisi biography. The five tensile strands Across the sweep of Indian religious history, at least five elements have given shape to the Hindu religious tradition: doctrine, practice, society, story, and devotion. Al-Khwarizmi 's, on the Calculation with Hindu Numerals (ca. Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician who had studied in Bjaa (Bougie Algeria, promoted the Arabic numeral system in Europe with his book Liber Abaci, which was published in 1202.
They originated in India in the 6th or 7th century and were introduced. Vedas but also to a fluid corpus of sacred works in multiple languages and an orthoprax (traditionally sanctioned) way of life. But the intellectual leap from the concrete idea of two things to the invention of a symbol for the abstract idea of "two" took many ages to come about. On the other hand, even cosmopolitan Hindus living in a global environment recognize and value the fact that their religion has developed in the specific context of the Indian subcontinent. Still others have chosen to call the religion sanatana dharma (eternal law a formulation made popular in the 19th century and emphasizing the timeless elements of the tradition that are perceived to transcend local interpretations and practice.