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Manuscript Heritage on Astronomy

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Manuscript Heritage on Astronomy covers varied topics on Indian astronomy. It has contributions of 38 well-known Sanskrit scholars and scientists of high repute. This volume is the outcome of a seminar organized by the Oriental Research Institute, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, is published as part of the Samiksika Series  (Samiksika 12) of the National Mission for Manuscripts. This bi-lingual book has seventeen papers in English and twenty-one papers in Sanskrit.
It covers a wide gamut of topics such as our rich heritage in astronomy, moving zodiacs, Indian mathematics and mathematicians, astro identities in Vedas, Vedic Jyotisa, contribution of Aryabhatiyam, rituals and religious observances associated with many astronomical developments, methods of disaster predictions, and the application of astronomy in varied contexts among many other topics.
This volume should invite the keen interest of many a scholar and should turn out to be of good use to the scholars working in the area of astronomy.

  • Binding: : Hardbound
  • 13 Digit ISBN : 9789380829449
  • Edition : 1st Edition
  • Year : 2017
  • Pages : xix, 313p.
  • Series Number : 12
  • Series Name : SAMIKSHIKA
  • Weight (approx.) : 650
  • Bibliographic Details : Glossary; Index

Foreword — Veena Joshi    
Keynote Address — Sadguru K. Sivananda Murty    
Key to Transliteration    
Introduction — V. Venkataramana Reddy
    
1. India’s Rich Heritage in Astronomy 

Y.V. Subba Rao

2. Zodiac in Ancient Indian Astronomy 

Y.V. Subba Rao

3. History of Indian Mathematics and Its Implications for Mathematical Education

K. Ramasubramanian

4. Kerala Works on Mathematics and Astronomy: Some Open Vistas

M.D. Srinivas

5. Continued Fractions in Karanapaddhati

M.S. Sriram and R. Venketeswara Pai

6. Moon as Chronometer for Rectification of Birth Time

Karanam L. Ramakumar and Vemuri V. Ramakrishna

7. Reckoning of Year and Time in Jyotisha Manuscripts

P. Visalakshy

8. Astro Identitites in the Suktas of Veda

C.L. Prabhakar

9. Equinox and Astronomy of Vishvarupa

K. Vasudeva Moorthy, P.B. Raghavaiah and K. Sitaramayya

10. Vedic Jyotisha : Lifelong Guide to Lead Humans to Realize and Actualize Their Divine Nature

P. Bala Subrahmanyam

11. Calculation of Longitudes of the Sun using Traditional Methods

E. Sreedharan

12. Aryabhatiyam : A Contribution to Astronomy

Narayanan Nampoothiri N.T.

13. Indian Astronomy in Direct Contrast to that of the West with Special Reference to Siddhanta Saramsha

B.H. Tukaram

14. Astronomical Knowledge of the Telugu Classical Poets

M. Prabhakara Rao

15. Aryabhata on Truths of Astronomy

P. Chinnaiah

16. Dana during Eclipses : An Epigraphical Approach

T. Surendra Reddy

17. Exploration of the Science of Natural Disaster Prediction in Ancient Indian Astronomical Manuscripts

Pravesh Vyas

18. Matrikaparamparayam tammayajvavirachitasyakamdogdhrivyakhyanasya pradhanyam

Gopalkrishna Hegde

19. Prachinabharatiyanam Khagalaparishilanam

Ch. Shivaramakrishna Sharma

20. Suryasiddhante Antarikshashastram

E.N. Ishvaram

21. Siddantashekharah

A. Sripad Bhatta

22. Ahargananayanam

Keshava Mishra

23. Siddhantoktakalagananaprakriyaayam Bhrahmandavyavastha

K.C. Nagesha Bhatta

24. Siddhantagranthanam yantralayaissah sambandhah

Krishneshvara Jha

25. Kalasvarupam

P. Pawan Kumar

26. Parameshvaracharyavirachitayah Vivaranakhyasuryasiddhanta-vyakhyayah Vaishishtyam

Chittaranjananayaka

27. Ahargnanayanam

Govinda Prasad Sharma

28. Grahanasvarupavimarshah

T. Murali Krishna

29. Panchanga Parichayah

N.D. Jayakrishnan Namputiriú

30. Khagolame Sahityaniki Mulam

Sagi Kamalakara Sharma

31. Drigganita panchanga racaname Sarvasiddanta Sammatamu

Madhura Krishnamurti Shastri

32. Bharatiya Khagola Jyotishamu – Neti Sthitigatulu

Kashabhotal Naga Venkat Parvatishvara Sharma

33. Prachina Bharatiya Khagola Shashtram – Aryabhatta

T. Venkateshvarlu

34. Valmiki Ramayananamlo Jyotishamshalu

R. Ananta Padmanabharavu

35. Prachina Bharatiya Sahityam – Navina Khagolavijnanam

V. Giridhara Kumar

36. Janapad vijnanamlo Khagola Vijnanam

P.C. Venkateshvarlu

37. Sametalu Podupukathallo Khagolaparijnanam

Elavarti Chandramauli

38. Janapadula nammakallo Khagolavijnanam

Satyabhushana Rani

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