The earliest recorded date for an inscription of zero (inscribed on a copper plate) was found in Gujarat (585 – 586 AD).

Later, zero appeared in Arabic books in 770 AD and from there it was carried to Europe in 800 AD.

These centers are called chakras in Sanskrit, which means "wheel." These spinning vortices of energy are actually regions of mind power, each one governing certain aspects of our inner being.

The concept of zero is referred to as shunya in the early Sanskrit texts and it is also explained in the Pingala’s Chandah Sutra (200 AD).

In the Brahma Phuta Siddhanta of Brahmagupta (400-500 AD), the zero is lucidly explained.

Instead of naming numbers in grops of three, four or eight orders of units one could use the necessary name for the power of 10.

Secondly, the notion of the term "of the order of".

The Hindu genius Bhaskaracharya proved that x divided by 0 = 4 (infinity) and that infinity however divided remains infinity.

This concept was recognized in Hindu theology millennia earlier.Charaka also described the functions of the heart and the circulatory system in great detail.The Charaka Samhita was widely translated in various languages and Charaka was a respected medical authority in both the Arab and Roman empires.From the invention of the decimal system in mathematics to the noble philosophy of ahimsã, Hindus have contributed their share in all fields of knowledge and learning.Over five thousand years ago, when Europeans were only nomadic forest dwellers, ancient Hindus had established a civilization, known as the Indus-Sarasvati Civilization which flourished over 12,000 years ago.When much of the world was still sunk in sleep, people of the Indus-Sarasvati culture were conducting trade workshops in weaving, bead-making, pottery, dying of fabrics, and metallurgy.