Author:Kedar Nath Shukl (Tr.)

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Surya Siddhanta

By: Kedar Nath Shukl (Tr.)

Price: $7.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100311

ISBN: 8124607982

Condition: New


The Surya Siddhanta is one of the earliest astronomical texts of the ancient India. Under the tradition of Upanishads, the Surya Siddhanta reveals the knowledge of the planetary motion of the solar system directly given by the Sun god to Mayasura, subsequently passed down in oral form. Later on Varahamihira (ce 505-87) discussed the doctrine of Surya Siddhanta in his book on Pancasiddhantika. The present Hindi translation of the Sanskrit verses of Surya Siddhanta is based on the famous English translations by Reverend Ebenezer Burgess (1860) and Pt. Bapu Deva Sastry (1861). Significant coverag... View more info