When 0 (Zero) is Considered Inauspicious…

Kaushal Kishore

Zero is a unique number that makes zero, if it’s multiplied with any number. Zero by itself has no value, but it’s a very selfless digit. If kept along side another digit, it increases its value. As the money increases, the number of zeroes also increases-
10
100
1000
10000 and so on…

But in India, that invented zero, it’s preferable to add 1 instead of 0 at the end, when it comes to give or receive money, e.g.
11
51
101
1001
5001
10001 and so on…

Number 0 (Zero) is considered inauspicious. In Hindi, Zero is called Shunya that means a void, a state of nothingness, a state of Moksha (Salvation). Therefore, at the end of whatever is given or taken, there should be 1 (unity) and not 0 (emptiness) as per Indian culture and traditions.

Rounded numbers like 500, 1000, 2000 etc are considered stable numbers and…

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