Katapayadi sankhya is a simplification of Aryabhata 's Sanskrit numerals , due probably to Haridatta from Kerala. In Malayalam it is also known as 'Paralperu' For eg: ചണ്ഡാംശുചന്ദ്രാധമകുംഭിപാല represents 31415926536 which is π*1000000000000000 More examples in Malayalam are given in this page
Swarasthana of Melakartha Raga
The Katapayadi sankhya is a way of determining the number of a Melakarta raga from the first two syllables of the name of the Raga.
- The algorithm used in this is explained in detail here:
- An Algorithm to derive the Swarasthanas
>>> from katapayadi import getInstance >>> k = getInstance() >>> k.get_number(u"കമല") 351 >>> k.get_swarasthanas(1) ['Sa', 'Ri1', 'Ga1', 'Ma1', 'Pa', 'Da1', 'Ni1', 'Sa']
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