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bibliography of Sanskrit works on astronomy and mathematics

S. N. Sen

bibliography of Sanskrit works on astronomy and mathematics

by S. N. Sen

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Published by National Institute of Sciences of India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindu astronomy -- Bibliography,
  • Mathematics, Hindu -- Bibliography

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    Statementby S. N. Sen, with the research assistance of A. K. Bag and S. Rajeswar Sarma.
    SeriesNational Commission for the Compilation of History of Sciences in India. Source materials series
    ContributionsBag, A. K., Rajeswara Sarma, Sreeramula.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5152 .S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16072M
    LC Control Numbersa 68000733

    Astronomy in Vedanga Jyotishya. For those interested in Vedic Astronomy, a very old and significant Vedic work is Vedanga Jyotishya by Lagadha from circa BC. This article provides a graphic picture of material in Vedanga Jyotishya based on work by Kuppanna Sastry. 2. Names of Stars in the Vedas. Humans have gazed at stars for many. Preface Sanskrit language is as thriving as any other Natural Language on the earth. Inspite of all shorts of criticisms, the spectrum of creative works in Sanskrit would suffice to authenticate this claim. The Creative and Shastric Literature in Sanskrit encompas almost all the fields and a fair critic may get stunned to see the varities of areas/topics coverred by the Sanskrit Laureates.

    Thus, the Shulba Sutras, texts dedicated to altar construction, discusses advanced mathematics and basic astronomy. Vedanga Jyotisha is another of the earliest known Indian texts on astronomy, it includes the details about the Sun, Moon, nakshatras, lunisolar calendar. Varahamihira’s knowledge of Western astronomy was thorough. In five sections, his monumental work progresses through native Indian astronomy and culminates in two treatises on Western astronomy, showing calculations based on Greek and Alexandrian reckoning and even giving complete Ptolemaic mathematical charts and tables. But his greatest interest lay in astrology.

    A Bibliography of Sanskrit Works on Astronomy and Mathematics by S N Sen, A K Bag and S R Sarma. Some Aspects of Pre-History Technology in India by H D Sankalia Fatullah Shirazi, a Sixteenth-Century Indian Scientisti by M A Alvi and A Rahman. Primarily a book of astronomy, it also contains several chapters on mathematics. Brahmagupta is credited to have given the most accurate of the early calculations of the length of the solar year. He initially estimated it to be at days, 6 hours, 5 minutes, and 19 seconds which is remarkably close to the actual value of days, 5 hours,


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Bibliography of Sanskrit works on astronomy and mathematics by S. N. Sen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Bibliography of Sanskrit Works on Astronomy and Mathematics Part I: Manuscripts, Texts, Translations & Studies on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Bibliography of Sanskrit Works on Astronomy and Mathematics Part I: Manuscripts, Texts, Translations & StudiesManufacturer: National Institute of Sciences of India. Bibliography of Sanskrit works on astronomy and mathematics. New Delhi, National Institute of Sciences of India [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S N Sen; A K Bag; Sriramula Rajeswara Sarma.

Aryabhata (Sanskrit: आर्यभट, ISO: Āryabhaṭa) or Aryabhata I (– CE) was the first of the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. His works include the Āryabhaṭīya (which mentions that in Kaliyuga, CE, he was 23 years old) and the : CE, Kusumapura (Pataliputra) (present.

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Sanskrit works 1 Achyuta Devakera½aÆ, (ed) Ranganathasarma, al Series, Madras, Nilakanthasarma Karmavip¡ka, Bhagya Book house, Thiruvananthapuram Paramesvara D¤gga¸ita, (ed)Kunjunni Raja.

K Astronomy and Mathematics in Kerala, the Adyar Library and Research centre, Madras,   Mathematics and Astronomy. The only work dealing with this subject as a whole is Thibaut's Astronomie, Astrologie und Mathematik, in Bühler-Kielhorn's Encyclopædia, (full bibliography).

See also Cantor, Geschichte der Mathematik, pp.Leipsic, Mathematics are dealt with in special chapters of the works of the early Indian. About The Book Bibliography of Sanskrit Works in Life sciences is a compilation of primary and secondary source materials from various literary works like research papers, books, monographs, dissertations, sanskrit manuscripts etc.

The book encompassing more than references is not an omnibus collection, instead it is divided into 14 well thought out categories, so that focused. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRIMARY SOURCE-WORKS OF INDIAN ASTRONOMY AND MATHEMATICS (JYOTISHA SASTRA) WHICH HAVE BEEN TRANSLATED INTO OTHER (INDIAN AND FOREIGN) LANGUAGES.

Today a student of history of Indian science has to work under very serious limitations. Since most of the source-works are completely inaccessible to him, he has to. Ninety-five of books known to have been written by Bīrūnī were devoted to astronomy, mathematics, and related subjects like mathematical geography.

His religion contributed to his research of astronomy, as in Islam, worship and prayer require knowing the precise directions of sacred locations, which can only be accurately found using astronomical data.

Name. His book on arithmetic is the source of interesting legends that assert that it was written for his daughter, Lilavati. Lilavati was Bhaskara II’s daughter. Bhaskara II studied Lilavati's horoscope and predicted that she would remain both childless and unmarried.

To avoid this fate, he ascertained an auspicious moment for his daughter's wedding and to alert his daughter at the correct. • Indian astronomy and mathematics received a new lease of life with Madhava (c.

), who founded what has come to be known as the Kerala School of Astronomy. His own mathematical works have been lost. We know of them from the reports of others such as Nilkantha who lived years later. Sarma has listed nearly independent works on astronomy, astrology and mathematics including minor works by authors in the Kerala tradition.

Vararuci (date unconfirmed), who is credited with the authorship of Candravākyas (sentences for computation of the moon's longitude) by the manuscript tradition, is considered to be the father. American scholar David Pingree, who published several volumes of Census of Exact Sciences in Sanskrit, estimated jyotish sastra manuscripts alone.

Foreword It is now being increasingly recognized that ancient Sanskrit Literature contains profound wisdom of physical and social sciences. The scientific knowledge base presented by our Rishis and perceptive thinkers covers a wide canvas of subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Astronomy, Metallurgy, Bio-Technology and Environment Science etc.

Bhaskaracharya’s ‘Siddhanta Shiromani’ is considered as the pinnacle of all the astronomical works of those years. It can be aptly called the “essence of ancient Indian Astronomy and. Astronomy and Mathematics - Article by Dr C Krishnan Namboodiri & Dr P G Namboodiri. Ravi Namboodiri. He is one of the teachers of Kelallur Chomaathiri, and was a scholar in both Astronomy.

His main work Siddhānta Shiromani, (Sanskrit for “Crown of treatises,“) is divided into four parts called Lilāvati(beautiful woman, named after his daughter Lilavati), Bijaganita, Grahaganita (mathematics of planets) and Golādhyāya (study of sphere/earth).

These four sections deal with arithmetic, algebra, mathematics of the planets, and spheres respectively. There he studied books on mathematics and science. Additionally, he studied the translation of Sanskrit and Greek manuscripts on scientific research.

Al Khwarizmi’s work in mathematics, astronomy, cartography and geography laid the foundation for further development in.

* A Bibliography of Sanskrit Works in Astronomy and Mathematics S N Sen with the research assistance of A K Bag and S R Sarma () pp. A bibliography of source materials indispensable for the study of history of astronomy and mathematics in ancient and medieval India.

Rs/= US $ 5/. Preface This monograph giving a brief account of the Sanskrit literature on astronomy and matematics in Kerala is a reprint of my paper published in the Adyar Library Bulletin, Works on astrology, horoscope, omens and Muhurta (auspicious time for rituals etc.) have been generally excluded, except in cases where their authors have also contributed to astronomy or mathematics.

The work was written in verse couplets and deals with mathematics and astronomy. Following an introduction that contains astronomical tables and Aryabhata’s system of phonemic number notation in which numbers are represented by a consonant-vowel monosyllable, the work is divided into three sections: Ganita (“Mathematics”), Kala-kriya.

Sanskrit Biography of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Vedamurti Sriramakrishna - Swami Apoorvananda Skt Biography Sanskrit Biography of Sri Vallabhacharya Shrimad Vallabhacharyacharitam - Shripad Shastri Hasurkar Sanskrit Biography of Samartha Ramadas Ramadasaswamicharitam - SS Hasurkar Sanskrit Biography of Sikh Gurus.Varahamihira was one of the renowned Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer.

He was honored with a special decoration and status as one of the nine gems in the court of King Vikramaditya in Avanti (Ujjain).

Varaha Mihira wrote several important works on Jyotish including but not limited to: Brhat Jataka, Bruhat Samhita, Yoga Yatra, Pancha Siddhantika (on astronomy) andPrasna Vallabha.Bibliography of astronomers: books and pamphlets in English by and about astronomers by Paul Luther Publication Date: A bibliography of Sanskrit works on astronomy and mathematics by S.

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