To be a history in the true sense of the word, a work must be a story of the people
inhabiting a country.
It must be a record of their life from age to age presented through the life and
achievements of men whose exploits become the beacon lights of tradition; through efforts of
the people to will themselves into organic unity.
Such a history of India is still to be written.
Shri KM Munshi
with a continuity of untold millennia, the passage of time visible to us in
information was processed in increasingly complex ways within the physical environment
best described as
emerged a civilizational consciousness, with multi-level coherence. It is known to us as
and it is alive...
A curve or geometrical figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the
whole. Any of various extremely irregular curves or shapes for which any suitably chosen
part is similar in shape to a given larger or smaller part.
A fractal displays the same properties at any magnification level, ie., it is multi-level.
A circle or anything circular- globe, circumference, orbit of a celestial object, an array
of troops. From the root √maṇḍ (मण्ड्) meaning satisfaction, adornment, wholeness, complete,
satisfied (√bhūṣ, √hṛṣ, tuṣṭa, alaṅkāra).
A circle- śūnya or pūrṇam- is where all constituents form a unified whole, ie., it is
coherent. The Fractal Maṇḍala is an exploration, study and articulation of the Indian civilizational consciousness