A.A. Krishnaswami Ayyangar was born in a traditional Vaishnavaite family. He studied at Pachaiappas College, Chennai (Madras), and was awarded his M.A. in Mathematics in 1911 when he was 18 years old. He was then appointed to teach mathematics at Pachaiappas College and he taught the...
Digital Rare Book:
The ARYABHATIYA of Aryabhata
An ancient Indian work on Mathematics and Astronomy
Translated with notes by Walter Eugene Clark
Professor of Sanskrit in Harvard University
Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago - 1930
"Indian mathematics is practical whereas the European is metaphysical"
C K Raju has been arguing passionately through several lectures and books about the uniqueness of ancient Indian mathematics and how it influenced the rest of the world. He says what is taught as standard modern ma...