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Bhāskarācārya and Kṣayamāsa

  • K. Ramasubramanian
  • Takao Hayashi
  • Clemency Montelle
  • Michio Yano
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

One of the important topics of the traditional luni-solar calendar is how to insert intercalary months so that the lunar month, which is dependent on the lunar phase, can be adjusted to the solar month, which is determined by the position of the sun.

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© Hindustan Book Agency 2019 and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Ramasubramanian
    • 1
  • Takao Hayashi
    • 2
  • Clemency Montelle
    • 3
  • Michio Yano
  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

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