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Gaṇitānanda pp 475-487 | Cite as

Sudhākara Dvivedī (1855–1910): Historian of Indian Astronomy and Mathematics

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author
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Abstract

Once a king wanted to know as to why the Moon (candā) is addressed Open image in new window (candāmāmā) or “Moon, the Maternal Uncle” in India.

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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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