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Monthly Archives: July 2017
Braided power: a brief note on the last great steppe power: the MongolManchu system
We first read of matters pertaining to this note which some interest in books which had newly arrived at a library in our old city that we mainly visited for Sanskritic literature. We wished to summarize everything we had learned … Continue reading
Posted in History, Politics
Tagged Abrahamism, Abrahamistic vandalism, bauddha, buddhism, China, Chinese belligerence, Ching, Chinggis Khan, English, French, Jurchen, Manchu, Mongol, Mongol religion, Mongolia, Mongols, religion, Taiping, world history
Means and conics
By the time one reaches high school one learns that: (i) there are four means that one might find some use of in life (I know there are more though they are hardly used) – the arithmetic mean which is … Continue reading
The Rāmāyaṇa and a paraRāmāyaṇa in numbersII: Evolving early IndoAryan warfare
This article might be read in as a continuation of this earlier one. The methods/caveats mentioned therein apply here too. Some of the counts mentioned in this article might be approximate but should be generally in the correct range, i.e. … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged archery, arrow, bow, chariot, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, rAmAyaNa, Veda, war, weapons
The square root spiral and the Gamma function: entwined analogies
The topic discussed here is something on which considerable serious mathematical literature has published by P.J Davis, W. Gautschi and others. This partly historical narration is just a personal account of our journey through the same as a nonmathematician. As … Continue reading
Posted in art, Scientific ramblings
Tagged Descartes, Gamma function, Gauss, geometry, Hindu mathematics, mathematical entity, mathematics, recreational geometry, recursion, spiral, square root
Leaves from the scrapbook2
As described here these entries are from the scrapbook of Somakhya. Entry 11; Arasa, year Pramādin of the first cycle: It was our first day at Kshayadrajanagara. I had exhausted all that was there to talk with my cousins Mandara … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged ellipse, Geometric construction, geometry, recreational geometry, Story
A note on the asterisms forming the nakṣatras
In Hindu tradition the ecliptic is divided into 27 parts of which correspond to 27 asterisms known as the nakṣatras. In the earliest extant layers of our tradition this number is 28 implying division into sectors of or insertion of … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Scientific ramblings
Tagged asterisms, astronomy, constellations, Hindu, Hindu science, IndoAryan, IndoIranian, religion, stars