Astronomy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Science and Mathematics in Ancient India

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 24 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
The mathematics of ARYABHATA
By A.A.Krishnaswami Ayyangar
Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society, Vol. 16, 1926

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 24 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Personality:
A.A. Krishnaswami Ayyangar was born in a traditional Vaishnavaite family. He studied at Pachaiappas College, Chennai (Madras), and was awarded his M.A. in Mathematics in 1911 when he was 18 years old. He was then appointed to teach mathematics at Pachaiappas College and he taught the... Read More
 24 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
The mathematics of ARYABHATA
By A.A.Krishnaswami Ayyangar
Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society, Vol. 16, 1926

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 24 Jan 2015 New Books
New Book:
Geometry in Ancient and Medieval India
By T. A. Sarasvati Amma
Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publications - 1979

Book Summary:

This book is a geometrical survey of the Sanskrit and Prakrt scientific and quasi-scientific literature of India, beginning with the Vedic literature and ... Read More
 23 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Katyayana-sulbasutram
Published by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi - 1900
In Sanskrit

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Katyayana (c. 3rd century BC) was a Sanskrit grammarian, mathematician and Vedic priest who li... Read More
 22 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Research Paper:
Pythagorean Triples and Cryptographic Coding
By Subhash Kak
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater - 2010

"The earliest statement of the theorem of the square on the diagonal (Pythagoras theorem), together with some examples, is to be found in the geometry text of Baudhāyana (c. ... Read More
 22 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Baudhayana Srauta Sutra
Belonging to the Taittiriya Samhita
Edited by Willem Caland
Published by Asiatic Society, Calcutta - 1904
Volume 1
In Sanskrit

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Baudhāyana, (fl. c. 800 BCE) was the... Read More
 18 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Illustration:
Vishnu beheading Rahu with his Sudarshana chakra
From the book - Mahabharata
By Ramanarayanadatta astri
Volume: 1, Published by Geeta Press, Gorakhpur. Read More
 18 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Popular Hindu Astronomy
Taramandalas and Nakshatras
By Kalinath Mukherjee
Published by Nirmal Mukerjea, Calcutta
First published in 1905

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Rahu Nakshatra
From the publication called 'Verv... Read More
 18 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
The astronomical wonder
By S.K.Aruni
The Hindu - February 1, 2012

S.K. Aruni on the astronomical significance of the Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple in Bangalore.

It is generally believed that the Jantar Mantar in Delhi is the only good example of an astronomical observatory constructed b... Read More
 18 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Aryabhatiya - A Manual of Astronomy
With the commentary Bhatadîpikâ of Paramâdîçvara.
Edited by Johan Hendrik Caspar Kern (1833-1917)
Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden - 1874

The Aryabhatiya along with the commentary of Paramadisvara is mainly based upon two manuscr... Read More
 13 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The REKHAGANITA or Geometry in Sanskrit
Composed by Samrad Jagannatha
Edited by Kamalasankara Premasankara Trivedi
Published by Government Central Book Depot, Bombay - 1901

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 13 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The ARYABHATIYA of Aryabhata
An ancient Indian work on Mathematics and Astronomy
Translated with notes by Walter Eugene Clark
Professor of Sanskrit in Harvard University
Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago - 1930

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 12 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Interview:
"Indian mathematics is practical whereas the European is metaphysical"

C K Raju has been arguing passionately through several lectures and books about the uniqueness of ancient Indian mathematics and how it influenced the rest of the world. He says what is taught as standard modern ma... Read More
 12 Jan 2015 New Books
New Book:
Is Science Western in Origin?
By C.K. Raju
Published by Multiversity and Citizens International, Penang - 2009

On stock Western history, science originated among the Greeks, and then developed in post-renaissance Europe. This story was fabricated in three phases.

First, during the Cr... Read More
 7 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Scientific Paper:
Corrosion resistance of the Dhar Iron Pillar
By R. Balasubramaniam and A.V. Ramesh Kumar
Kanpur - 2003

Introduction:
The attention of scientists and archaeometallurgists has not been focused significantly on the Dhar iron pillar, although this pillar, in its original conditio... Read More
 7 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Science meet didn’t hear: 40 years ago, IISc debunked flying claims
By T.A.Johnson
The Indian Express - 6 January,2015

At the Indian Science Congress on Sunday, at a special session called “Vedic Science through Sanskrit’’, a former pilot, Captain Anand J Bodas, claimed that ai... Read More
 6 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bhaskara's BIJA GANITA or The Algebra of the Hindus
By Edward Strachey
Of The East India Company's Bengal Civil Service
Published by Black, Parry and Co., Leadenhall Street, London - 1813

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 6 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vaimanika Shastra
By Pandit Subbaraya Shastry
Translated by G.R.Josyer
Printed at The Coronation Press, Mysore - 1973

The Vaimānika Shāstra ( वैमानिक शास्त्र, lit. "shastra on the topic of Vimanas"; sometimes also rendered Vimanika, Vymanika) is a... Read More
 6 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Scientific opinion:
A critical study of the work - VYMANIKA SHASTRA
By H.S.Mukunda, S.M.Deshpande, H.R.Nagendra, A.Prabhu and S.P.Govindaraju
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 1974

A study by aeronautical and mechanical engineering researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore... Read More