**What is Vedic Maths?**

Vedic Mathematics is an ancient system of calculation found in the Vedas between 1911 and 1918 by Shri Bharati Krishna Tirathji. He was born in 1884 in Puri, Orrisa. He had a great hold in the subjects of Maths, Science, Sanskrit and Humanities. He had learnt these techniques from “Rig Veda”.

**The Father of Vedic Mathematics and History**

He took to self realization at Shringeri Matha with guidance of Shri Shankracharya, Shri Sachidananda Shiva Abhinava Narsimha Saraswati, He spent 7 years in deep meditation and study of Vedanta and lived the life of a Sadhu from 1911 to 1918. During this period , the 16 Sutras of Vedic Maths were made.

He was called **Shri Bharti Krishna Tirthaji** after being initiated into Sanyas in July 1919 by Shri Trivikram Teerathaji of Varanasi.

Shri Trivikram Tirathji appointed him as the Head of Dwarikapeeth in 1921. Later he headed the Govardhan Math Monastry, Puri, Orissa from 1925 to till his Mahasmadhi in the year 1960.