Note that relevant formatting guidelines may have already been established. Please check this Index’s discussion page. Imbox Aryabhatiya of Aryabhata, English In Kern published at Leiden a text called the Āryabhatīya which claims to be the work. “warrior,” and bhatta means “learned man,” “scholar.” Āryabhatta is the spelling which would naturally be expected. However, all the metrical.

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Aryabhatiya – Wikipedia

The Kuttaka”ResonanceOctober The diameters of the planets stated in the stanza under englihs correspond to the mean distance of the Moon and not to the mean distance of the Sun as Sengupta has supposed, Sengupta’s disagreement on this point from the commentator Paramesvara is unwarranted. Brahmagupta was not in complete agreement with the teachings of Aryabhafa I. Fleet suggests as an alternate interpretation the emendation of va to hau. Journal of Near Eastern Studies.

The sidereal periods according to the Greek astronomer Ptolemy A. The Hindus are known to have obtained the formula for the sum of the series of natural numbers as early as the fifth century B. Hence at the time of writing aryabgatiya present commentary he was above 60 years of age.


D,and Raghunatha-raja A. Similar rules occur in BrSpSi, xviii.

Aryabhata – Wikipedia

These disciples of Aryabhata” deified Aryabhata I as ‘Bhagavan’ and ‘Prabhu’ and held the teachings of the Aryabhatiya in- the highest esteem, claiming greater accuracy for them. At least twelve notable commentaries were written for the Aryabhatiya ranging from Aryabhata’s lifetime c.

From the writings of the early Jaina scholars who belonged to Kusuma- pura we know that the astronomers of Pataliputra in Magadha were the followers of the Brahma school. Nilakanfha’s commentary on the Aryabhafiya is a valuable work as it incorporates the advances made in astronomy up to his time and contains a good deal of matter of historical interest.

Transcript in the collection of K. Transcript in the collection of A.

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The first Rsine yields the fifth Rsine. The English translation and explanatory and critical notes subjoined to the Sanskrit text as well as references to parallel passages given in the footnotes have been taken with necessary modi- 1. There is nothing to prove that the actual calculation was made by means of these letters.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aryabhata’s work was of great influence in the Indian astronomical tradition and influenced several neighbouring cultures through translations. His place xvii 1. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. For details see Kalakriya-pada, vss.


Thus, while the text manu- scripts present the text as handed down by manuscript tradition the commentaries containing the meanings and derivations of the words in the text help in correcting scribal and other errors, besides indicating textual variants. The following manuscripts designated as So. Then DE is the shadow cast by the gnomon due to light from the lamp at A. The same value occurs in MBh, v.

It is the base. The number given corresponds to the number of sidereal days usually reckoned in a yuga.

Since Amaraja lived about A. According to Bibhutibhushan Datta, ham in the text may be interpreted as anandakam meaning ‘supreme bliss’satyam as sat- svorupam meaning ‘really existent truth’and devatUm as cit-svaruparh transkation ‘pure intelligence’.

This Acarya worshipped God Brahma by severe penance. Reduce the Moon’s revolutions in a yuga to signs, multiplying them by 12 lit. It lies in the midst of malarious jungles and rugged hills on the northernmost plateau of the Nallamalais, overlooking a deep gorge through which flows the Krishna river.