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20,865 downloadsThe very rare book titled "Vedic Mathematics, or Sixteen Simple Mathematical Formulae from the Vedas" written by Shankaracharya Bharati Krishna TIrtha Swami of Govardhana Matha and published in 1965. This is the most complete work on Vedic Mathematics ever published. Presented in PDF format. Vedic math was rediscovered from the ancient Indian scriptures between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krishna Tirthaji (1884-1960), a scholar of Sanskrit, Mathematics, History and Philosophy. He studied these ancient texts for years, and after careful investigation was able to reconstruct a series of mathematical formulae called sutras. Bharati Krishna Tirthaji, who was also the former Shankaracharya (major religious leader) of Puri, India, delved into the ancient Vedic texts and established the techniques of this system in his pioneering work - Vedic Mathematics (1965), which is considered the starting point for all work on Vedic math. It is said that after Bharati Krishna's original 16 volumes of work expounding the Vedic system were lost, in his final years he wrote this single volume, which was published five years after his death.