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Jain Mathematics
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Jain mathematics is an essential part of Jain thought as well as of the early history of mathematics in India. The validity of mathematical truth is not affected by any cultural elements such as ethnicity or religion, but mathematics itself is a cultural product. It is born or adopted and nurtured…

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Hayashi, Takao, “Jain Mathematics”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2020

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