Category: fractals

BuddhabrotThe Buddhabrot is an interesting fractal rendering…

Buddhabrot

The Buddhabrot is an interesting fractal rendering technique for displaying the Mandelbrot Set.

Its name reflects its pareidolic resemblance to classical depictions of Gautama Buddha, seated in a meditation pose with a forehead mark (tikka) and traditional topknot (ushnisha).

* Read more interesting things about Buddhabrot and Nebulabrot here

** Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to an image or a sound, by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists. Check out more examples of pareidolia here