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Gaṇeśa Daivajña’s upapattis for some rules in the Līlāvatī

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

Abstract

Commendably consolidating the works of his predecessors and brilliantly employing his poetic skills, Bhāskarācārya composed his Līlāvatī (L)—a treatise that deals with arithmetic, algebra and geometry without the knowledge of which one cannot appreciate the later chapters in the Grahagaṇita and Golādhyāya.

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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
  • K. Ramakalyani
  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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