There are way too many examples of the Western world claiming what was legitimately discovered or invented in ancient India. In fact, even the concept of a seven-day week comes from India and was appropriated by the West. How? Let’s find out.
Origin of the seven-day week
The seven-day week that is followed around the world finds its origin in Mayasura’s Surya Siddhanta. It was the first source that idealised the concept of a seven-day week as we know it today starting from the epochal day, that is, 22 February 6778 BCE.