Indian Philosophy and Mathematics
DEVARAKONDA VENKATA NARAYANA SARMA
narayana at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Sat Mar 14 00:49:49 UTC 1998
At 06:36 PM 3/13/98 +0200, you wrote:
>Following is a message I received from Prof. B. Ravindra.
>I am fwd-ing it to the Indology list (with his permission), since one
>(marked with ********) is related to Indian Philosophy.
>I have some questions on the Subject: Indian Philosophy and Mathematics
>1. Which was the role of the Indian Philosophy (Brahmanism)
>in great S. Ramanujan's Mathematics?
>2. Are there influences of Indian Philosophies on Modern Mathematical
>Thanks, and apologies for this long message and my bad English.
>Greetings from Athens
If I remember correctly, Ramanujan when questioned about his
method of solving problems, replied that he was able to solve them
by the grace of "Godess of Namakkal" and that she showed him the
solutions in his dreams.
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