Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Jyeşţhadeva

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_735

Flourished (India), 16th century

Jyeşţhadeva was the pupil of  Nīlakaņţha I and teacher of  Acyuta Pişāraţi. He wrote one of the main texts of the Kerala tradition.

Selected Reference

  1. Sarma, K. V. A History of the School of Hindu Astronomy. Hoshiarpur, India: V. V. R. I. Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA