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India as seen in the Bṛhatsaṁhitā of Varāhamihira

Ajay Mitra Shastri

India as seen in the Bṛhatsaṁhitā of Varāhamihira

by Ajay Mitra Shastri

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Varāhamihira, -- d. 587?,
  • India -- Social life and customs,
  • India -- Civilization

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS425 S46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination556p.
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17538685M

    Baudhāyana, (fl. c. BCE) [1] was the author of the Baudhayana sūtras, which cover dharma, daily ritual, Vedic sacrifices, etc. He belongs to the Yajurveda school, and is older than the other sūtra author Āpastambha.. He was the author of the earliest Sulba Sūtra—appendices to the Vedas giving rules for the construction of altars—called the Baudhāyana Śulbasûtra. This book contains 57 selected articles by Professor Radha Charan Gupta—a doyen of history of mathematics—written on a variety of important topics in Indian astronomy and mathematics, and deals with the bibliographical sketches of a few veteran historians of Indian mathematics.

    Brihat Samhita book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may /5.   VARAHAMIHIRA Varahamihira (वराहमिहिर) ( - ), also called Varaha, or Mihira was an Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer born in .

    Aryabhata, also called Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder, (born , possibly Ashmaka or Kusumapura, India), astronomer and the earliest Indian mathematician whose work and history are available to modern scholars. He is also known as Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder to distinguish him from a 10th-century Indian mathematician of the same name. He flourished in Kusumapura—near Patalipurta. This paper gives both a new interpretation of Āryabha t a's rule for sine-differences prescribed in the second chapter of hisĀryabha t ı̄ya(A.D. /), one of the oldest astronomical texts in India, and a hypothesis about the origin of his table of sine-differences given in the first chapter of the same by: 8.


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Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Varāhamihira; Varāhamihira.; Varāhamihira: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ajay Mitra Shastri. India as seen in the Bṛhatsaṁhitā of Varāhamihira. Motilal Banarsidass.

Ajay Mitra Shastri (). India, as seen in the Kuṭṭanī-Mata of Dāmodaragupta. Motilal Banarasidass. Ajay Mitra Shastri (). Ancient North-East India: Prāgjyotisha: a Pan-India perspective, up to seventh century AD. Aryan Books International. ISBN Ajay Mitra Shastri ().Born: Mahendra Kumar, 5 MarchGuna.

INDIA AS SEEN IN THE BṚHATSAṀHITĀ OF VARĀHAMIHIRA by Ajaya Mitra Shastri INDIA AS SEEN IN THE BṚHATSAṀHITĀ OF VARĀHAMIHIRA by Ajaya Mitra Shastri (pp. Varāhamihira (c. early 6th-century), also called Varāha or Mihira, was a Hindu polymath who lived in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh, India).

He was born in the Avanti region, roughly corresponding to modern-day Malwa, to Adityadasa, who was himself an astronomer. According to one of his own works, he was educated at : Gupta era. Ancient Indian heritage, Varahamihira's India.

New Delhi: Aryan Books International, (OCoLC) Named Person: Varāhamihira: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ajay Mitra Shastri; Varāhamihira. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number. Ancient Indian Heritage: Varahamihira's India Hardcover – 1 December (See Top in Books) # in Astrology # in Mind, Body & Spirit (Books) # in Reference (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?Author: Ajay Mitra Shastri.

The Pancasiddhantika of Varahamihira is one of the most important sources for the history of Hindu astronomy before the time of Aryabhata I I. One treatise which Varahamihira summarises was the Romaka-Siddhanta which itself was based on the epicycle theory of the motions of the Sun and the Moon given by the Greeks in the 1 st century AD.

- Varāhamihira, G. Thibaut and Sudhakara Dvivedi - The Pancasiddhanitika - Varāhamihira, Ebenezer Burgess - Translation of the Sûrya-Siddhânta - A Text-book of Hindu Astronomy - V.

Subrahmanya. It is sometimes called as kalava, mauli, moui, raksasutra, pratisara (in North India), kaapu, kayiru or charandu (in South India).

[2] [3] [4] A kautuka is a woven thread, cord or ribbon, states the Indologist Jan Gonda, which is traditionally believed to be protective or apotropaeic. [3].

Varāhamihira (Devanagari: वराहमिहिर) (–), also called Varaha or Mihira, was an Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer who lived in Ujjain. He is considered to be one of the nine jewels (Navaratnas) of the court of legendary king Vikramaditya (thought to be the Gupta emperor Chandragupta II Vikramaditya).Written works: The Bṛhat Saṁhitā Of Varāha Mihira.

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Varahamihira, also called Varaha or Mihira, (bornUjjain, India—diedUjjain), Indian philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, author of the Pancha-siddhantika (“Five Treatises”), a compendium of Greek, Egyptian, Roman, and Indian astronomy.

Varahamihira’s knowledge of Western astronomy was thorough. In five sections, his monumental work progresses through native Indian. Maya Samhita (Sanskrit: मय संहिता,Mayasaṁhitā) is a treatise on Hindu Shilpa Shastras.

A certain Maya is said to have written this book along with Hora Shastra. Indian mathematics emerged in the Indian subcontinent [1] from BCE [2] until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indian mathematics ( CE to CE), important contributions were made by scholars like Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha decimal number system in use today [3] was first recorded in.

literature, we see recursion in the story within story genre that is to be found in the Vedic hymns, the Epics, the Yoga Vasishtha, and the Puranic texts.

Not only is the temple a symbolic representation of the cosmos, the Rigveda itself was planned as a five-layered altar by stacking up the 10 books in pairs, two books File Size: KB.

of 20 results for Books: Varahamihira. Skip to main search results (Sagars Search-light on Indian astrology) by Varahamihira | 1 Jan Hardcover More buying choices £ (1 used offer) Brhat Samhita of Varahamihira: Text in Sanskrit with English Translation, Exhaustive Notes and Literary Comments.

by Varahamihira and. Decans first appeared in the 10th Dynasty ( BCE) on coffin lids. [1] The sequence of these star patterns began with Sothis/Sirius, and each decan contained a set of stars and corresponding divinities. As measures of time, the rising and setting of decans marked 'hours' and groups of 10 days which comprised an Egyptian year.

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Blattes de Byzance in India: Mollusk Opercula and the History of Perfumery1 - Volume 23 Issue 1 - JAMES McHUGHCited by: 3. The outcome is the present book Vulnerable India: A Geographical Study of Disasters. In the world of literature, Vulnerable India has come at a time when there are many books glorifying India.

Among others are titles such as ‘Eternal India’, ‘Emerging India’, ‘Incredible India’, ‘Innovative India’, ‘Superhit India.Brihat Jataka is considered as the standard text-book on Vedic astrology, and sometimes described as "India's foremost astrological text".

Daivajna Varāhamihira (Devanagari: वराहमिहिर; – ), also called Varaha, or Mihira was an Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer who lived in Ujjain.New materials for the history of Islamic magic squares have appeared in [Sesiano].

For an account of Indian magic squares, see [Cammann /, ]. Cammann [/,] seems to hold that Indian magic squares of the Cited by: 3.