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 rather striking: how the dog holds reminding one of the English holding on to a prey nation. It seems only a gun an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 hours ago
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 A painting with certain anachronisms evidently made for the tyrant of dilli depict the war between the yadus and s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 4 hours ago
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 The Mātrāmeru and convergence to a triangle
 The Aśvins and Rudra
 The roots of Vaiṣṇavam: a view from the numerology of Vedic texts
 Matters of religion3
 Sequences related to maps based on simple fractional functions
 Human journeys, ascents and descents
 Some Nārāyaṇalike convergents and their geometric and trigonometric connections
 Some notes on rational sector triangle triples
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 The aftermath: A polynomial equation
 The blue bottle and the talent show
 The minimal triangle circumscribing a semicircle
 IndoIranica: epic ruminations
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 Kaiṭabha, poison and death: meanderings through tradition
 Chaos, eruptions and rootconvergence in onedimensional maps based on metallicsequence generating functions
 Big fruits and dead giants
 Pearl necklaces for Maheśvara
 Nārāyaṇa’s sequence, Mādhava’s series and pi
 Discovering bronze in the characteristic ellipse of right triangles
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The Mātrāmeru and convergence to a triangle
What is presented below will be elementary for someone with even just the mastery of secondary school mathematics. Nevertheless, even simple stuff might present points of interest to people who see beauty in such things. Consider the following question: Given … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged fibonacci, geometry, Golden Ratio, mathematics, recreational geometry, sequence, triangles, trigonometry
The Aśvins and Rudra
The twin Aśvins and Rudra are both IndoAryan reflexes of two deityclasses which can be reconstructed as likely being present in the ProtoIndoEuropean religion. Both are likely to have even deeper roots going back to even earlier religious traditions across … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged archaeology, ashvins, astronomy, atharva veda, atharvaveda, Hindu, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, religion, Rigveda, Veda, vedic, Yajurveda
The roots of Vaiṣṇavam: a view from the numerology of Vedic texts
While glorified with a 1000 names in the famous stotra of the early Sātvata tradition of the Mahābharata, in the texts of an even earlier period the god primarily went under that name Viṣṇu. Indeed, even the litany of the … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged Hindu, Hindu ritual, Hindus, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, Iranian, religion, vaiShNava, viShNu
Matters of religion3
Lootika seeing Somakhya contemplating something remarked: “That great clash of men is upon us, where, as the śruti says, our flag will be mingled with that of the enemy in close combat.” Somakhya: “It’s almost as if your mind is … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Life
Tagged atharva veda, atharvaveda, Hindu, Hindu ritual, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, Iranian, religion, Rigveda, ritual, Veda, vedic, Yajurveda
Sequences related to maps based on simple fractional functions
One of the pleasures of an unstructured youth in the precomputer era was what we called calculator games. As our father took his prized calculator with him to work we only got a little time with it in the evenings. … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged arithmetic, complex numbers, fibonacci, fractal, fractals, mathematics, nArAyaNa, numbers, sequence, trigonometry
Human journeys, ascents and descents
As we headed towards the busstand to take our homeward conveyance, we saw an unusual stir in its vicinity. We passed a clump of young, welltodo, white American women ambling along holding oversized coffee or cola cups and exclaiming: “Wow!” … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Politics
Tagged American, First Americans, frontier lands, human existence, inequality
Some Nārāyaṇalike convergents and their geometric and trigonometric connections
While playing with an iterative geometric construction in our youth we discovered for ourselves a particular right triangle whose sides are in the proportion , where is the Golden Ratio. This triangle is of course famous as being the basis … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Scientific ramblings
Tagged arithmetic, fibonacci, geometry, Hindu mathematics, mathematical entity, mathematics, nArAyaNa, sequence, triangles, trigonometry