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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

This is a famous book and even today many students work out the sums found in this book. It is written in the form of Sanskrit verses.

The second part of Aryabhatiya contains bija ganita or algebra. Emperor Akbar got both Lilavati and bija ganita translated into the Persian language.

The other chapters of Aryabhatiya deal with astronomy or the science of stars.

We find all about the value of zero written clearly for the first time in a book called Brahma Sphuta Siddhanta, written by Brahmagupta. This book was written in 628 A.D.

Our ancients knew the place value of numbers and also about decimals.

Varahamihira was another famous astronomer. He was born in Kapitha village of Avantika. His father was Adityadasa. Varahamihira was one of the nine "gems" of King Vikramaditya’s Court.

Mathematics in India
About Mathematics In India
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