# Father of Vedic Maths

Who is the father of vedic maths?

## Explanation

**Jagadguru Shankaracharya** Bharti Krishna **Tirthaji Maharaja **known as** Venkatraman **was the father of vedic maths. He was born on 14 th March, 1884 at Tinnievelly (currently known as Tirunelveli) in Tamil Nadu, India. He was a scholar of Sanskrit, Mathematics, History and Philosophy. He stated that every research in the mathematics are based on **16 sutras** (Formula). Each of the sutra list out a **mental calculation techniques**. He found all these techniques after the careful investigation of the vedic text named **Ganita Sutras** (Mathematics), which was actually dismissed by the other great scholars as rubbish text.