An amazing property of Virahanka’s numbers: Any positive integer can be represented either as a Virahanka number or as a sum of non-consecutive Virahanka numbers (Sankhyaank), without repetition.
For the tree graphs used to generate the matra prastaar for quarter having ‘n’ matras, every node will have two branches – first one for G and second one for L, & the branches end when their total matra values become equal to ‘n’
Virahanka gave a comprehensive explanation of the Prastaar and Sankhya pratyays for matra vrutta in his Prakrit work Vrattajati samuccaya – Fibonacci sequence is actually the sequence of Virahanka’s Sankhyankas
Katapayadi offers a glimpse into a past where knowledge was thought of and presented in a fundamentally unique way, in which seemingly diverse strands of human pursuit, be it language, philosophy, mathematics, music, fine arts, or science, were all blended into a single form, as though it is all one.
इस लेख में तृषारजी हमें श्रीनिवाल रामानुजम् से मिलवाते हैं।
Kim Plofker reexamines the few facts about Indian mathematics from the Vedic period to the early modern period.
Read part I. You have dedicated your newly refurbished website to your father, where you describe him as ‘a monumental example of a Karma Yogi, Ananya Bhakta, and Atmajnani all…
There is perhaps a unique connection between Mathematics and Spirituality. We all know about the spiritual connection that Srinivasa Ramanujan, the great mathematics genius had with Namakkal, his family deity.…
Ancient Indian Mathematical Treasure is a new series of articles by Salil Sawarkar, introducing the rich mathematical heritage of our country. This is the second article in the series.
Ancient Indian Mathematical Treasure I is the first article in the new series of articles on development of mathematics in ancient India.