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Weight 500 g
Author B. V. Subbarayappa & S R N Murthy
Year of Publication 1988
Weight 500 gms
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  • Description
  • Table of Content
    Contents
  • Foreword – K. T. Pandurangi . . . iii
    Preface – Editors . . . v
    ASTRONOMY
    1.1 Source Materials on Indian Mathematics and Astronomy – K. V. Sarma . . . . 1
    1.2 Uttarayana – K. D. Abhyankar . . . . . . 10
    1.3 The Evolution of Methodologies of Pancanga Computations from Vedic Times up to the Present – S. D. Sharma . . . . 14
    1.4 Astronomicl Intruments of Bhaskara II and After – Yukio Ohashi . . . . 19
    1. 5 On Parallax – George Abraham . . . . 24
    1.6 Al-Biruni and Indian Astronomy – T. S. Sanaullah Bintory . . . . . 30
    I. 7 Interaction of Arab and Persian Astronomers with India – Saleh Mohammed Alladin . . . 32
  • MATHEMATICS
    2.1 The Development of Mathematics in Ancient India: Role of Brahmagupta – K. Venkatachaliyengar . . . . 36
    2.2 Mathematical Heritage of India – Alexander Volodarsky . . . . 48
    2.3 Highlights of Mathematical Developments in India – R. C. Gupta . . . . .55
    2.4 Enrichment of Mathematical Sciences in India through Arabic and Persian –
    Wazir Hasan Abdi . . . . . 63
    2.5 Bhaskara ‘s Contribution to Mathematics – K. S. Nagarajan. . . . . . .78
    2.6 Mahaviracarya’s Contribution to Mathematics
    2.7 Modern Set Theory in Ancient Indian Mathematics and Philosophy – M. V. Jambunathan . . . . .95
    2.8 Mathematical Recreations in India – S. N. Narahari Pandit . . . . . 101
  • MEDICINE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • 3.1 Fundamental Characteristics of Ayurveda – B. Roma Rao . . . . . . 108
    3.2 Onani Medicine During Mughal Reign in India – R. L. V,rma. . . . . 113
    3.3 Siddha System of Medicine – V. Narayanaswamv . . . . . 127
    3.4 Environment Stress on the Human Body – M. Mahadeva Sastr y . . . . . . . 132
    3.5 Minerals of Siddha and Ayurvrda – S. R. N. Murthy . . . . . . . . .140
    3.6 Garcia da Orta – His life and Researches in India – Dr. Joseph Barros . . . . . . 146
    3.7 Medical Conditions in Goa of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century – a Study of Foreign Travelogues – Lourdes Bravo da Costa . . . . .154
    3.8 Systematic Botany in Ancient India – S. Sundara Rajan . . . . . . . . 162
    3.9 Indian Medicinal Plants as seen by a Dutch Naturalist – K. S. Manilal . . . . . . .170
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • 4.1 Ancient Mining in Khetri Copper Belt, Rajasthan, India – K. R. Raghu Nandan . . . . . . 177
    4.2 Antiquity of Minerals in India : an Approach to the Studies – Arun Kumar Biswas . . . . . .183
    4.3 Ancient Indian Metallurgy – K. N. P. Rao . . . . . . 192
    4.4 Agricultural Practices in Ancient India – Mira Roy . . . . . . 196
    4.5 Concepts of Food and Nutrition in Ancient India – K. T. Achaya . . . . . . 210
    4.6 Effective Development of Minor Irrigation – M. A. Tiru Narayan . . . . . .214
    4.7 Mechanical Engineering in Ancient India – R. Ganesh . . . . . . 218
    4.8 The Meaning of the Hindu Temple – K. N. Iengar . . . . . .232
  • CONCEPTUAL METHODOLOGIES :
    MAN, NATURE AND SOCIETY : INDIAN APPROACH
  • 5.1 Evolutionary Epistemology and its Relation to India Quantitative or Qualitative Natural Science? – Karl Kadlez . . . . .238
    5.2 The Concepts of Space and Time in Indian Philosophy – K. T. Pandurangi . . . . . . 244
    5.3 Indian Approach to Formal Science – M. D. Srinivas. . . . . . . 248
    5.4 Samkhya Man and the World – M. S. Shastri . . . . . . 263
    5.5 The Vedic Mathematics and Their Social Values – A. K. Bag . . . . . . 271
    5.6 Reflections on the Philosophical Basis of Indian Science – Arun Kumar Biswas . . . . . . 276
    Index . . . . . . 281

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