In previous articles, we have dealt with poetic meters where all the four quarters of a verse had the same pattern of Laghus and Gurus. Such meters are called Samavrutta.
This is one amongst many inventions that we think are modern but which have their roots in ancient India.
Pingala’s Meru Prastaar which is popularly known as Pascal’s Triangle. It predates the Pascal triangle by at least 1800 years
Pingala’s Algorithm was the earliest and quickest methods to calculate exponential of any number
Pingala’s Algorithm for Binary sequence is used to represent instructions to the computer and various types of data depending on the context
This is in continuation of my two previous articles – How Pingala created the Binary Number System and Pingala’s Algorithm for Binary Conversion. In the 11th century CE, Kedar Bhatt…
Binary numbers are the basic language in which computer programs are written which was first developed in India by Acharya Pingala
Ancient Indian prosodist and mathematician Pingala was the first to develop and use the binary number system
Chandrahas Halai shows the universal applicability of mathematics with a culinary illustration from Bhaskaracharya’s Lilavati.
This is a brief report of Indian Mathematical Heritage Tour by Chandrahas Halai.