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Tag Archives: Ramanujan
The magic of the devaogdoad
Classical Hindu tradition holds that the ogdoad of devas corresponding to their directions is: Indra: East; Agni: Southeast; Yama: South; Nirṛti: Southwest; Varuṇa: West; Vāyu: Northwest; Kubera: North; Īśāna: Northeast. The central position might be occupied in certain traditions by … Continue reading
Euler and Ramanujan: primes, near integers and cakravāla
Mathematician Watson who worked on the famed notebooks said regarding some of Srinivasa Ramanujan’s equations: “a thrill which is indistinguishable from the thrill which I feel when I enter the Sagrestia Nuovo of the Capella Medici and see before me … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged almost integers, diophantine, e, Hindu mathematics, mathematics, Monstrous moonshine, near integers, Pell, pi, Ramanujan
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
Posted in art, Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged approximation for pi, Geometric construction, geometry, pi, quadrature of circle, Ramanujan, recreational geometry, square, squaring a circle