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Gaṇitānanda pp 191-211 | Cite as

Kamalākara’s Mathematics and Construction of Kuṇḍas

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author
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Abstract

Kamalākara was a great astronomer and mathematician of India and was a senior contemporary of the famous Newton in Europe. He belonged to a family of jyotiṣīs and was the second son of Nṛsimha who wrote a commentary called Saurabhāṣya on the Sūrya-siddhānta in ad 1611.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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