Halayudha

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Halayudha
Born est. 10th century AD
Died (unknown)
Era Post Vedic period
Region Indian subcontinent
Main interests Sanskrit mathematician
Major works Author of the Mṛtasañjīvanī a commentary on Pingala's Chandah-shastra, containing a clear description of Pascal's triangle (called meru-prastaara)

Halayudha (Hindi: हलायुध) was a 10th-century Indian mathematician who wrote the Mṛtasañjīvanī,[1] a commentary on Pingala's Chandah-shastra, containing a clear description of Pascal's triangle (called meru-prastaara).

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  1. ^ Maurice Winternitz, History of Indian Literature, Vol. III