Pingala, Inventor of Binary Numbers in 2nd Century BCE

Pingala (Devanagari: पिङ्गल) is the author of Chandaḥśāstra (Chandaḥsūtra), the earliest known Sanskrit treatise on prosody. Very less historical knowledge is available about Pingala, though his works are retained till date. He is identified either as the … Read more

Vedic Hindu Temple Architecture (Vaastu)

A Vedic Hindu temple’s architecture is a divine and yogic representation of a human being as shown in the figure . The feet represent the spire (rajagopuram). The hands represent the walkway (prakaaram) encompassing all around the … Read more