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adamk

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Re: Dictionary traces math concepts to Vedas
Posted: Sep 11, 2012 3:36 PM
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> Dr. Jai Maharaj posted:
> >
> > > > Dictionary traces maths concepts to Vedas
> > > >
> > > > By Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey, TNN
> > > > The Times of India
> > > > August 30, 2012
> > > >
> > > > Kolkata: For eight years, a few mathematics and

> Sanskrit
> > > > scholars of the Calcutta University have been
> working on
> > > > a mammoth project. They have been trying to
> establish a
> > > > tall claim that at least 5,000 basic and
> advanced modern
> > > > mathematical concepts have their roots in
> Sanskrit and
> > > > most of these have Vedic antecedents.
> > > >
> > > > At the end of this painstaking research, the

> first kosa
> > > > or dictionary of Sanskrit to English
> mathematical terms
> > > > is ready and there are four more to follow.
> This central
> > > > government project is being touted as the first
> of its
> > > > kind in the world as never before have the
> Indian
> > > > etymology of so many modern technical terms
> been so
> > > > radically established.
> > > >
> > > > The project was given to these scholars by the

> Rashtriya
> > > > Sanskrit Sansthan, a wing of the ministry of
> human
> > > > resources development, through the city-based
> Sanskrit
> > > > Sahitya Parishat. The chief investigators of
> the project
> > > > are retired faculty members of Jadavpur and
> Calcutta
> > > > universities, Manabendu Banerjee and Pradip
> Kumar
> > > > Majumdar, respectively.
> > > >
> > > > While the world gives credit to India for

> invention of
> > > > the concept of 'zero', not much else in modern
> maths is
> > > > attributed to this country. "Also, while it is
> generally
> > > > believed that it was the fifth century AD
> mathematician
> > > > Aryabhatta who invented zero, we have been able
> to
> > > > establish in our project that zero or ananta
> was a
> > > > concept as old as the Rig Veda. Similarly, eka
> or number
> > > > one also has roots in this Veda," explained
> Majumdar.
> > > >
> > > > All branches of mathematics are well

> represented in the
> > > > Vedas, Aranyakas, Brahminical literature,
> Upanishads,
> > > > Panini's Ashtadhyayi and Yaska's Nirukto, the
> dictionary
> > > > explains. It goes on to prove that most
> solutions that
> > > > can be arrived through algebra, geometry and
> trigonometry
> > > > have Sanskrit roots. Thus, what the world knows
> as
> > > > Pythagoras' theorem existed in the Sulbasutras
> provided
> > > > in the manuscripts of Boudhayan, Apostombo,
> Manaba and
> > > > Katyayan. A large number of formulae developed
> thousands
> > > > of years ago, which lead to the same assumption
> as modern
> > > > theorems, have been provided in the dictionary,
> with
> > > > their places of occurrence in Indian punthis.
> > > >
> > > > "Take the case of Euclid's concepts, on which

> modern
> > > > geometry is based. You will find that all of
> today's
> > > > geometric shapes and angles were present in the
> way the
> > > > yajnabedis or the holy sacrificial fires were
> erected.
> > > > Each design had a typical astronomical or
> cosmic meaning
> > > > to it and a specific purpose for which the
> yajna was to
> > > > be conducted," explained Banerjee, who is also
> the former
> > > > vice-president of Asiatic Society. The
> dictionary is
> > > > replete with the designs of these yajnabedis
> and go on to
> > > > explain their modern geometrical equivalents.
> The
> > > > additional benefit is that the ancient custom
> and belief
> > > > system surrounding these bedis have also been
> explained
> > > > in the dictionary. It says that the origin of
> most of
> > > > these designs can be found in Vedanga Jyotish
> of 12th
> > > > century BC.
> > > >
> > > > Similarly, what the world associates with

> trigonometry
> > > > today can be found in the ancient Indian texts.
> Take one
> > > > of the most common formulae in Trigonometry -
> sin 2A = 2
> > > > sin A cos A. The dictionary explains that you
> can find
> > > > such formulae that are used to measure area or
> height in
> > > > the manuscripts of not one but several scholars
> of
> > > > ancient India. The term jyotpotti
> (trigonometry) and the
> > > > integral formulae therein can be traced back to
> > > > Aryabhatta in his Siddhantasiromani, in the

> 12th century
> > > > manuscripts of Bhaskaracharya II, in the 7th
> century
> > > > Brahmasputasiddhanta of Brahma Gupta and in the
> 16th
> > > > century Siddhantatattobibek of Kamalakar, the
> dictionary
> > > > says.
> > > >
> > > > More at:
> > > >
> > > >

> http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-30
> /kolkata/33498839_1_dictionary-concepts-rashtriya-sans
> krit-sansthan

> > >
> > > Forwarded post:
> > >
> > > Highly Exciting. Let this be done with all out

> efforts.
> > > Let this be done please.
> > >
> > > - Subrata Mukhopadhyay, Kharagpur
> > >
> > > End of forwarded post.

> >
> > Forwarded post:
> >
> > This will be an astounding and perfect discovery!

> Guys,
> > keep it up
> >
> > - Shyamsunder Haobam, Imphal
> >
> > End of forwarded post.

>
> Forwarded post:
>
> India was the first place to use decimal place
> system, a
> base number of ten, and the very concept of zero is
> anchored in the dharmic beleif of NOTHINGNESS.
> emptiness.
> Is a core aspect of the Vedas. Its well known now
> that


You are no doctor, you're just a fraud. And you

cannot handle your life, so you seek refuge in your

fantasy world.

> Newtons law of gravity was first discovered in
> kerala,
> and Pythagoras rule is well well known to have
> originated
> from India.
>
> Its also known that the pyramids and bablylon temples
> where created to a mathamatical code which comes from
> the
> Shulb Sutras.
>
> - onedharmayoumovem...@gmail.com
>
> End of forwarded post.
>
> Jai Maharaj, Jyotishi
> Om Shanti


Fuck off, loser, you and your fantasies fool no one.

Get some viagra so you have something going for you

and don't dump your emptiness/garbage in sci.math.



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