Ramanujan’s House: A Math-Nerd Fan-Boy Trip to Kumbakonam

As a student Sanskrit, I often overlook a lot of important places in India.  I was lucky enough to travel to Tanjore with a mathematician, so we had to take a detour to the house of the famous Ramanujan (no, not that Ramanujan) in Kumbakonam.

I tried to understand a bit of the math, but taking pictures was easier.

Ok, and kinda unrelated to math, here is a huge rath wheel right outside of the house, with lanky me for scale:

 

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