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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These revolutions, as already stated, are based on Aryabhata Fs own observations, and constitute the main distinguishing feature of Aryabhata Vs astronomy. The present translation will have served its purpose if it succeeds in attracting the attention of Indian scholars to the problem, arousing criticism, and encouraging them to make available more adequate manuscript material.

Where the water falling on the ground englieh in a circle, there the ground is in perfect level ; where the water accumulates after departing from the circle of water, there it is low ; and where the water does not reach, there it is high. Smart, Text-book on Spherical Astronomy, Cambridge,p, The text preserved is fairly accurate.

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Singh, BCMS, 18 Obeisance to God Brahma at the outset transllation the work points to the school to which the author Aryabhata I belongs. The astronomical instruments and special methods lxv 3. In the seeond opening stanza, the author says: Bhaskara I seems to be unaware of this formula, for he has no comment to make on the rule of Aryabhat,a I. As regards the shape of a gnomon, Bhaskara I informs us that the Hindu astronomers differed from one another.


Not dated, nor any scribe mentioned. Archived PDF from the original on 18 March Repeat this process until there are only two numbers in the chain. Those translattion mutiplied successively by 30, 60 and 10 yield degrees, minutes and yojanas, respectively. See his introduction to E. For details see A. Attempt has been made to keep the spirit of the original and as far as possible the sequence of the text has been kept unaltered.

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It also deals with the calculation and graphical representation of the eclipses and the visibility of the planets. The Aryustasata was meant for those who had mastered the Dasagitika-sUtra and were qualified for the study aryabhatiha astronomy proper. In the Sanskrit alphabet the letters k to m have been classified into five vargas classes — ka-varga, ca-varga, ta-varga, ta-varga and pa-varga. Effort has been directed towards giving, as far as possible, a literal version of the text in English.

Linear diameter in yojanas Linear diameter in yojanas at the Moon’s mean distance Earth – Sun Moon Mars The commentator Bhaskara I says that by teaching their motion, Aryabhafa I has specified by implication their revolution-numbers in a yuga.

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His father was called Jstaveda, aryanhatiya same being the name of his maternal uncle also. I see at present no satisfactory solution of the problem.

Aryabhata’s work was of great influence in the Indian astronomical tradition and influenced several neighbouring cultures through translations.

To illustrate the above rule, we solve the following example. He earned a great name as a teacher of astronomy and was well known as -guru’.

H8 Increase and decrease in the size of the Earth It is not known whether his commentary on the Aryabhatiya was composed in Sanskrit translatlon in Telugu. Vide his statement towards the end of his commentary on Snpati’s Jataka-paddhati. When the mutual division is carried to more than two quotients, the proof is similar.


From Aryabhata’s usage it is clear that the vowels to be employed are a, i, u, r, I, e, ai, o, and au. There are also reasons to believe that Lalla belonged to LStadesa i. In the commentary on the Ganitapada, however, Somesvara translatiom set some new examples besides those taken from the commentary of Bhaskara I. Prabhakara’s commentary From two passages in Bhaskara I’s commentary on the Arya- bhatiya it appears that Prabhakara was tramslation earlier commentator of the Aryabhatiya.

Acknowledge- ment of His grace at the successful completion of the Aryabhatiya in one of the closing stanzas of this work shows how deeply aryabhatiyz he devoted to Him. In the case of Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, they move around the Earth at specific speeds, representing each planet’s motion through the zodiac. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. He lived in the village ASvattha identified with modern Alattnr situated on the north bank of the river Nila Mai.

The discrepancy offers no firm support to the contention enlgish Kaye that this stanza is a later addition.