# yuga, VarNa and colour

JR Gardner jgardner at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Mon May 19 14:13:41 UTC 1997

```On Mon, 19 May 1997, Jacob Baltuch wrote:

> >Actually the digits of any number that is a multiple of 9 will have a
> >sum of 9 as well.
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> Not true: 9 * 11 = 99

Yes, but 9 + 9 = 18:  1 + 8 = 9 -- true the sum only comes when once
removed, but still the general principle of Das is not disproved.

As long as numerology occupies Indology, are there any Middle Vedic
resources on such symmetries?

jrg

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> >360, which is 9x40, they will all be multiples of 9.
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> A number that has 9 as the sum of its digits will be a multiple of 9
> but it doesn't necessarily go the other way (as the example above shows).
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