The famous Pythagorean Theorem was not really discovered by Greek Mathematician Pythagoras but Indian Mathematician Baudhayana, Mathematician. Indian mathematician, also a priest, believed to have flourished c. BCE. Believed to have been a skilled craftsman, thus to. The mathematics given in the Sulbasutra-s enables It is clear from the writing that Baudhayana.

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It also refers to social classes, the role of the king, marriage, and suspension of Vedic recitation. Our traditional practices are mathemaitcian being patented.

BAUDHAYANA (PYTHAGORAS) THEOREM (World Guru of Mathematics, Part – 9)

Learn how your comment data is processed. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Writing started by Sumerians. Glossary of Hinduism baudayana Hinduism portal. I also feel that this theorem should be named as Baudhayana theroem at least in India. This is an aspect of Vaastu Shastras and Shilpa Shastras. Notify me of new posts via email.

Chapter 17 and 18 in Book Two lays emphasis on various types of ascetics and acetic practices.

If restricted to right-angled isosceles triangles, however, it would constitute a less general claim, but the text seems to be quite open to unequal sides. Why not say Baudhayana Rule, popularly known as Pythagoras Theorm … After clarifying in the first para — then onwards drop the Pythagoras Theorem in subsequent titles and text.


Fi February 25, I am dismayed that we mxthematician to take credit for most of the discoveries of the modern world. It was Baudhayana who discovered the Pythagoras theorem. The measure is to be increased by a third and by a fourth decreased by the 34th.

Baudhayana: The Original Mathematician Behind Pythagoras Theorem

Chapter 17 and 18 in Book Two lays emphasis on various types of ascetics and acetic practices. The date of the commentary is uncertain but according to Olivelle it is not very ancient.

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An Untold Story: Baudhayana – Indian who invented Pythagoras theorem before the Greeks

If this refers to a rectangle, it is the earliest recorded statement of the Pythagorean theorem. So the question is, what the heck do these horizontal and vertical sides refer to? Mathematiccian was skilled in the practical use of the mathematics and construction of sacrificial altars of the highest quality.

It is also referred to as Baudhayana theorem.

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In either case, it states that the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the sides. He is noted as the author of the earliest Sulba Sutra—appendices to the Vedas giving rules for the construction of altars—called the Baudhayana sulbasutra, which contained several important mathematical results.


Retrieved from ” https: Jaynarayan November 4, What we were doing during all this time? He is older than the other famous mathematician Apastambha and belongs to the Yajurveda school.

Moreover, the text has undergone alterations in the form of additions and mathemaician over a period of time. The cord which is stretched across a square produces an area double the size of the original square. The Indians were been taught that these Vedas are a bundle of evils and were burnt in fire. Views Read Edit View history. The lines are to be referring to a rectangle, although some interpretations consider this to refer to a square. Join 88 other followers.

The measure is to be increased by a third and by a fourth decreased by the 34th. Please if possible come to our Bangalore center and visit and learn about more on this. SatyaVijayi Staff – January 1, Sequences of Pythagorean triples used in cryptography as random sequences and for the generation of keys have been dubbed “Baudhayana sequences” in a paper.

Baudhayana gives the length of the diagonal of a square in mathemqtician of its sides, mathemarician is equivalent to a formula for the square root of 2.