Special Lecture By Prof. K. Ramasubramanian

Start Date:03-Aug-2019

End Date:03-Aug-2019

Location:Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry


Prof. Ramasubramanian classified the contributions of Indian mathematics in three time periods – the ancient period before 500 BCE, the classical period from 500 BCE to 1300 CE, and the mediaeval period from 1300 to 1750 CE. He listed a few key figures and works from these time periods.

He briefly spoke about the astronomical connections with the ancient mathematical discoveries in India. And also showed pictures through his presentation of how mathematics in India evolved as an organic necessity for the intricate and precise calculations needed for designing the vedic altar for yagna.

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