Advertisement

Gaṇitānanda pp 139-142 | Cite as

Chords and Areas of Jambūdvīpa Regions in Jaina Cosmography

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

In Jaina works, the Jambūdvīpa (“Jambu Island”) is circular and of diameter \(D=100000\) yojanas (Tiloyapaṇṇattī \(=\) TP, IV. 11; Vol. II, p. 4; Kota, 1986). It is divided into 13 main regions by boundary lines which are all parallel to the east–west direction.

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

Personalised recommendations