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Volume - VIII
Preface Prayer
The path of devotion Uddalaka's advice to svetaketu
The Asramas Image Worship
Yogaasanas Ayurveda
Mathematics in India Warfare in Ancient India
Aurobindo Ghose 1857 Warof Indian Independence
Birth of congress GopalKrishna Gokhale
Quit India Movement Rabindranath Tagore
Major Sections
Culture Course
Volume-I Volume-II

Volume-III

Volume-IV

Volume-V

Volume-VI

Volume-VII

Volume-VIII

Volume-IX

Volume-X

MATHEMATICS IN INDIA

Yajurveda contains the numbers one, ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand, upto a billion. The latter they called Parardha.

Jain and Buddhist literature of ancient India also contain words for these numbers. Mahavira was a great mathematician.

The most famous book of mathematics in Vedic India was the Vedanga Jyotisha. Lagadha was its author.

Jyotisha is a limb of the Vedas.

For performing yagas, the right day and time had to be chosen.

These our ancestors calculated by observing the stars in the sky. This science is called astronomy.They knew the nakshatras in the sky and the time it took them to go one full round in the sky. They divided the day and night into muhurtas.They also knew how to
calculate the time of eclipses of the sun and moon.

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