This photograph shows some of the astronomical instruments which make up the observatory or Jantar-Mantar, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur (1699-1743). He later built similar ones in Jaipur, Ujjain, Varanasi and Mathura (no longer survives). ...
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THE INDIAN CALENDAR - With tables for the conversion of Hindu and Muhammadan into A.D. dates, and vice versa
By Robert Sewell and Sankara Bâlkrishna Dîkshit
With tables of eclipses visible in India, by Dr. Robert Schram.
Published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd., London -...
"It is high time that the full story of Indian mathematics from Vedic times through 1600 became generally known. I am not minimizing the genius of the Greeks and their wonderful invention of pure mathematics, but other peoples have been doing math in different ways, and they have often attained t...
Mathematics in India
By Kim Plofker
Publisher: Hindustan Book Agency - 2012
Based on extensive research in Sanskrit sources, Mathematics in India chronicles the development of mathematical techniques and texts in South Asia from antiquity to the early modern period. Kim ...