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Introduction to Ancient Indian Mathematics

Introduction to Ancient Indian Mathematics

Here is an opportunity for learners, above the age of 14 years (9th std), to get acquainted with Indian Mathematics in an interesting manner.

This INDICA Course will make Mathematics delightful, with interesting stories and fun-filled examples from ancient Indian mathematical texts! It will also help remove any fear of algebra.

If you are looking to excel in various competitive exams, this course is a must!

15 Hours
Date & Time

1 June 2022 - 7 September 2022

6:30 PM -7:30 PM IST

Every Wednesday


Course Fee: ₹3500
Enrollment Manual
Medium of Instruction
One year from the beginning of the course
Online through Indica Courses Learning Portal
Contact Details



Ancient India has made great contributions to the field of mathematics.

Almost everyone knows that the decimal place value system was created in India.

But do you know that the binary number system was also created in India?

Did you know that algebra originated in India?

What is popularly known as the Pascal’s triangle is predated by at least 1800 years by Pingalas Meru Prastaar.

What is popularly known as Fibonacci sequence is actually Virahankas numbers.

This INDICA Course will create this awareness amongst its participants with credible references.

Clear your concepts and build a strong foundation with Indian mathematics.

Expected Outcomes

  • Clear concepts and a strong foundation in mathematics
  • Develop problem solving skills


  • Basic Algebra
  • Progressions and summations
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Binary number system and Pingalas algorithms
  • Time, speed and distance problems
  • Recreational mathematics
  • Modern Indian mathematics

Chandrahas M. Halai

Chandrahas M. Halai is an Engineering, IT and Management consultant.

He is also an author and columnist.

He has written many articles and papers on Mathematics, Indian Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science and Management. His research papers and articles have been published in international journals.

He is the author of two books – “Vedic Mathematics, Inside Out” and “Meru Prastaar, wonder world of Indian mathematics”.

He is also a travel photographer and writer.

Many of his travel stories have been published in one of India’s largest selling magazine “Chitralekha”.

He used to write the popular column, “Atulya Bharat” on places in India in the Gujarati newspaper “Mid Day”.

He is a guest faculty at We School, leading management college in Mumbai.

He has delivered many special lectures on Mathematics, Indian Mathematics, Physics, Engineering and Computer Science at many institutes in India.

He is also a designer, painter and avid trekker-hiker.