Advertisement

Bhāskara-prabhā

  • K. Ramasubramanian
  • Takao Hayashi
  • Clemency Montelle
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvi
  2. Bhāskarācārya and his poetic genius

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle
      Pages 3-22
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Sreeramula Rajeswara Sarma
      Pages 23-39
    4. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat
      Pages 40-55
  3. The Līlāvatī

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, K. Ramasubramanian, K. Mahesh, Aditya Kolachana
      Pages 59-101
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, K. Ramakalyani
      Pages 102-114
    4. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, N. K. Sundareswaran, P. M. Vrinda
      Pages 115-128
    5. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, S. G. Dani
      Pages 129-139
    6. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Takanori Kusuba
      Pages 140-152
  4. The Bījagaṇita

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Sita Sundar Ram
      Pages 155-176
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Shriram M. Chauthaiwale
      Pages 177-193
  5. The Siddhāntaśiromani: Ganitādhyāya

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, M. S. Sriram
      Pages 197-231
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Michio Yano
      Pages 232-245
  6. The Siddhāntaśiromani: Golādhyāya

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, M. D. Srinivas
      Pages 249-290
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle
      Pages 291-300
    4. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Setsuro Ikeyama
      Pages 301-319
    5. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Sreeramula Rajeswara Sarma
      Pages 320-358
  7. The Karanakutūhala

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 359-359
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Kim Plofker
      Pages 361-373
  8. Reach of Bhāskarācārya’s works and its pedagogical importance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 375-375
    2. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, S. M. Razaullah Ansari
      Pages 377-391
    3. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Medha Shrikant Limaye
      Pages 392-406
    4. K. Ramasubramanian, Takao Hayashi, Clemency Montelle, Hari Prasad Koirala
      Pages 407-422
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 423-444

About this book

Introduction

This book covers the works of Bhāskara, in particular, his monumental treatise on astronomy, the Siddhāntaśiromaṇi, his astronomical handbook, the Karaṇakutūhala, and his two mathematical treatises, the Līlavatī and the Bījagaṇita, on arithmetic and algebra, respectively. It is a collection of selected papers presented at Bhāskara 900, an international conference commemorate the 900th birth anniversary of the great Indian mathematician BhāskarācāryaBhāskara-prabhā, the radiance of Bhāskara, presents the Indian mathematical tradition and the place of Bhāskara in it. The aim of this book is to instill a sense of pride in younger generations of one of their most celebrated thinkers, by sketching some details of his mathematical achievements and capturing their imagination through his poetic flair. It is intended to raise a greater awareness among students and teachers of India’s rich mathematical heritage. 

Keywords

Bhāskarācārya Līlāvatī Bījagaṇita Siddhāntaśiromaṇi Gaṇitādhyāya Golādhyāya Karaṇakutūhala

Editors and affiliations

  • K. Ramasubramanian
    • 1
  • Takao Hayashi
    • 2
  • Clemency Montelle
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.(emeritus) Doshisha UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics & StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6034-3
  • Copyright Information Hindustan Book Agency 2019 and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-6033-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-6034-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2196-8810
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-8829
  • Buy this book on publisher's site