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 The wink of the Gorgon and the twang of the Lyre
 Some poems
 The Kaumāra cycle in the Skandapurāṇa’s Śaṃkarasaṃhitā
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 षट्पादतन्त्रीमधुराभिधानम् प्लवङ्गम् उदीरितकण्ठतालम् । आविष्कृतम् मेघमृदङ्गनादैः वनेषु सङ्गीतम् इव प्रवृत्तम्… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago
 मेघकृष्णाजिनधरा धारायज्ञोपवीतिनः । मारुतापूरितगुहाः प्राधीता इव पर्वताः ॥ Wearing the blackantelope skin of [m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 hours ago
 नवमासधृतं गर्भम् भास्कारस्य गभस्तिभिः । पीत्वा रसं समुद्राणां द्यौः प्रसूते रसायनम् ॥ Bearing for 9 months the em… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 hours ago
 balloon Galtonism is at play. 17 hours ago
 1 of the mightiest characters of the rAmAyaNa was the ape vAlin. Among his great acts were the slaying of the dAnav… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
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Recent Posts
 The Vyomavyāpin in the Pāśupatatantra and a discursion on ninefold Rudramantras
 BhāskaraII’s polygons and an algebraic approximation for sines of pi by x
 Origins of the serpent cult and Bhāguri’s snake installation from the Sāmaveda tradition
 Two simple stotras, sectarian competition, and the Varāha episode from the archaic Skandapurāṇa
 The zombie obeys: a note on host manipulation by parasites and its ecological consequences
 Cārucitrābhisambodhi
 RV 10.78
 The turning of the yugacakra
 A sampler of Ramanujan’s elementary results and their manifold ramifications
 A catalog of attractors, repellors, cycles, and other oscillations of some common functional iterates
 The wink of the Gorgon and the twang of the Lyre
 Some poems
 The Kaumāra cycle in the Skandapurāṇa’s Śaṃkarasaṃhitā
 Some notes on the runiform “Altaic” inscriptions and the early Turk Khaghanates: Orkhon and beyond
 Vikīrṇā viṣayāḥ: India and the Rus
 Alkaios’ hymn to the Dioskouroi: Hindu parallels
 Some notes on the IndoEuropean aspects of the Anatolian tradition
 The death of Miss Lizzie Willink
 IndoEuropean expansions and iconography: revisiting the anthropomorphic stelae
 Geopolitical summary: March 2022
 Human retroviruses, sociology of science, and biographical ruminations
 Transcripts of conversations: the addiction principle:
 Phantom impressions1
 A note on Śrī, Viṣṇu and śṛṅgāra
 Are civilizational cycles the norm?
 On the rise of the mātṛkās and the goddess Cāmuṇḍā
 Huns, Uralics, and empires of the steppe
 Some observations on the LekkerkerkerZeckendorf decomposition of integers
 Subjective and objective insight
 On the passing of E.O. Wilson

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Tag Archives: approximation for pi
Generalizations of the prime sieve and Pi
PDF version for better reading Eratosthenes, the preeminent yavana philosopher of early Ptolemaic Egypt [footnote 1], composed a hymn to the god Hermes of which only some fragments have come down to us. This connection to Hermes is evidently related … Continue reading
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Nārāyaṇa’s sequence, Mādhava’s series and pi
The cointoss problem and Nārāyaṇa’s sequence If you toss a fair coin times how many of the possible resultsequences of tosses will not have a successive run of 3 or more Heads? The same can be phrased as given tosses … Continue reading
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Tagged approximation for pi, coin toss, constant, Euclid, fibonacci, Geometric construction, geometry, Golden Ratio, hexagon, Hindu mathematics, history of science, mAdhava, mathematics, nArAyaNa, pentagon, pi, sequence, series sum, tribonacci
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Ramanujan’s second construction for the approximate squaring of a circle
To experience the greatness of great men one has to relive or redo some acts of theirs to the best of ones ability. In ones youth such enactments might inspire one to make a bid for greatness. Whether this happens … Continue reading