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

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 5 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of Hindu Mathematics - A Source Book
By Bibhuthibhusan Datta and Avadesh Narayan Singh
Published by Asia Publishing House, Bombay - 1935

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Preface:

Little is known at present to histori... Read More
 5 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Understanding ancient Indian mathematics
By S.G.Dani
The Hindu - December 26, 2011

It is high time we studied our mathematical heritage with diligence and objectivity.

Quite often I find that conversations, with people from various walks of life, on ancient Indian mathematics slide to ... Read More
 5 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Hindu Achievements In Exact Science - A study in the history of scientific development
By Benoy Kumar Sarkar
Published by Longmans, Green & Co., New York - 1918

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 4 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Algebra, with Arithmetic and Mensuration, from the Sanscrit of Brahmegupta and Bhascara.
Translated by Henry Thomas Colebrooke
Published by John Murray, London - 1817

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 4 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Brief notes on the age and authenticity of the Works of Aryabhata, Varahamihira, Brahmagupta, Bhattotpala, and Bhaskaracharya
By Dr.Bhau Daji Lad
Published in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1 - 1864

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 4 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of Hindu Mathematics - A Source Book
By Bibhuthibhusan Datta and Avadesh Narayan Singh
Published by Asia Publishing House, Bombay - 1935

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Preface:

Little is known at present to historians of mathematics regarding the achievemen... Read More
 4 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ta'rikh al-hukama (History of Learned Men)
By Ibn Al-Qifti
Translated by Dr.Julius Lippert
Published by Dieterich'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Leipzig - 1903

How the Hindu Numbers Came to the Arabs
(Circa 776)

Regarding the transmission of Hindu numbers to the Arabs, al-Qifti's... Read More
 4 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
India's contribution to Arab mathematics
By Khalil Jaouiche

Abstract:
This paper was presented at the Colloque de Saint-Denis de la Re-
union, November 3-7, 1997, and published in the book L 'Ocean Indien au carrefour des mathematiques arabes, chinoises, europeennes et indiennes (pp. 2... Read More
 25 Sep 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Historical View of the Hindu Astronomy, from the earliest dawn of science in India to the present time.
In two parts:
Part I. The ancient astronomy.
Part II. The modern astronomy, with an explanation of the apparent cause of its introduction, and the various impositions tha... Read More
 21 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Jatakachundrika or Moonlight to Astrology
By Suryanarain Row
Printed by K.Krishnaswami Aiyar, Madras - 1900

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 13 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
RAJADHARMA
By K.V.Rangaswami Aiyangar
Published by The Adyar Library, Adyar -1941

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Image:
Photograph of the lion capital of the Asoka Pillar at Basarh, Mizzarfurpur District, taken by Henry Bail... Read More
 3 Jan 2014 Article/Essay
Digital Rare Book:
History of the Calendar - In different countries through the ages
By Professor Meghnad Saha and N.C. Lahiri
Published by Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi - 1992


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 3 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Elements of the Jewish and Muhammadan Calendars
With rules and tables and explanatory notes on the Julian and Gregorian calendars
By Sherrard Bernard Burnaby
Published by George Bell & Sons, London - 1901


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 13 Nov 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting, signs of the zodiac, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Jaipur, ca. 1890

Marks and inscriptions:
'The twelve signs of the zodiac according to the Hindus'

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 13 Nov 2013 Rare Paintings
The dwelling places of the gods, the planets and signs of the zodiac, compiled for Jai Singh, taken from various Sanskrit texts.

Faizabad
ca. 1774
Watercolour

Gentil; Manuscripts, Col J B J Gentil, Faizabad, ca. 1774. Page number 51 (Gentil numbered two successive pages '22'). The dwelli... Read More
 13 Nov 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Astrology and its connection with Vedanta
By C. Venkata Rao
Acting Taluk Sheristadar of Rayadrug, Bellary district
Printed by D.V. Kristnan, Bellary - 1899


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PREFACE

Numerous pamphlets in En... Read More
 12 Nov 2013 Rare Paintings
Zodiac signs:
Ram(Mesha), Bull(Vrishabha), Couple(Mithuna), Crab(Karkataka)

Gouache on paper
Rajasthan School
1790-1810 (circa)

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 12 Nov 2013 Rare Paintings
Zodiac signs:
Tiger(Simha), Woman(Kanya), Scales(Tula), Scorpion(Vrishcika)

Gouache on paper
Rajasthan School
1790-1810 (circa)

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 12 Nov 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Astronomy
By W.Brennand
Published by C. Straker, London - 1896

PREFACE

It is perhaps expected that some reason should be given for the publication of this work, though it may appear inadequate. Force of circumstances; rather than deliberate choice on my part, impelled i... Read More
 5 Nov 2013 Rare Manuscripts
Sangrahanisutra; Trailokya dipi

18th century
Western India

The Sangrahanisutra is a cosmological text composed in 1136 by Shrichandra that includes Jain ideas about the structure of the universe and the mapping of space. The manuscript, made in the eighteenth century, includes illustration... Read More