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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The astronomical parameters The astronomical parameters given by Aryabhata I differ from those of the other astronomers and are based on his own observations. The portions of the English translation enclosed within brackets do not occur in the text and have been given in the translation to make it understandable and are, at places, explanatory.

The later Hindu astronomers have followed Aryabhata I in taking variable epicycles. Alberuni I,quotes from a book of Brahmagupta’s which he calls Critical Research on the Basis of the Canons a number for the civil days according to Aryabhata. In stanza 1 of chapter ii of the Aryabhatiya, he writes: Taken syllable by syllable this gives the numbers 6 and 30 and and 3, and 50, andand 7, and 50, One significant variation in reading in this Pada is: On the basis of a passage sake nakhabdhirahite etc.

The correct reading is bhnh, which has been mentioned by Brahmagupta A. It seems that the Da’sagitika-sutra, which begins with an invocatory stanza and ends with arryabhatiya concluding stanza in praise of it, was issued as a separate tract, like the multiplication tables of arithmetic, and was meant for the freshers who were expected to learn the englisn parameters given therein by heart before embarking upon the study of 1.


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This is the fifth Rsine, i. It is, of course, possible that at a later period some few stanzas may have aryabahtiya changed in wording or even supplanted by other stanzas. Reference to ‘Acarya Latadeva’ has been made by Brahmagupta A.

Bhaskara I illustrates the rule by the following example: No date or scribe has been mentioned. It is written in the very terse style typical of sutra literature, in which each line is an aid to memory for a complex transation. These have enhanced the value and usefulness of the work. Rodet translates without rendering the word nava” separement ou a un groupe termini par un varga.

Aryabhata – Wikipedia

For Aryabhata Fs solution, see below, Ganita-pSda, vss. Later writers substituted it with jaibmeaning “pocket” or “fold in a garment “.

Like the Yoga-darsana of Patanjali, the subject matter of the Aryabhatlya is divided into 4 chapters, called Pada or Section. At an equinox, these are called the Rsines of colatitude and latitude respectively. Aryabhata’s system of expressing numbers by means of letters has been discussed by Whish, [16] by Brockhaus, [17] by Kern, [18] by Barth, [19] by Rodet, [20] by Kaye, [21] by Fleet, [22] by Sarada Kanta Ganguly, [23] and by Sukumar Ranjan Das.

My cordial thanks are due to my colleague and friend Pandit Markandeya Misra, Jyotishacharya, for his assistance in the present work. Enblish his commentary on the Laghu-mSnasa of Mafijula A.


It must be left to the mathematicians to decide which of the two rules is earlier. His definitions of sine jyacosine kojyaversine utkrama-jyaand inverse sine otkram jya influenced the birth of trigonometry.

These works have been referred to as Br. The other work contained in the codex is the Aryabhaflya- vyukhya by Suryadeva Yajva.


In the Mahabharata we are told that the Bharata battle occurred at the end of the Dvapara yuga and before the beginning of the Kali yuga: Since this is the fifth Rsine, i.

Smith, History of Mathematics, vol.

This is the seventh Rsine, Thus, seven Rsines have been obtained by using triangles. The rule stated in the above stanza is meant essentially to provide a key to decipher the numerical values borne by the letter chronograms used by the author in the englisb stanzas. Formal rules for finding the sum etc. For, in his view, the end of learning was the attainment of the Supreme Brahman and this could be easily achieved by the study of astronomy.

In the opening stanzas, the author explains the scope of the work as follows: There is no good reason for refusing to take them in the same sense here.