Aryabhatta was an extraordinary teacher and scholar who had immense knowledge about mathematics and astronomy. He suggested the. Aryabhata is also known as Aryabhata I to distinguish him from the later mathematician of the same name who lived about years later. Al-Biruni has not. Aryabhata: (b. ) astronomer and the earliest Indian mathematician whose work is available to modern scholars.

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You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Indian Origins of Zoroastrians or Parsees. Aryabhata discussed the concept of sine in his work by the name of ardha-jyawhich literally means “half-chord”.

Encyclopaedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Kommissionsverlag Leeman Mathematocian, The chapter also looked at geometric progressions as well as arithmetic. It claims that it is a translation by Aryabhata, but the Sanskrit name of this work is not known. Mathematicain was the first known astronomer to devise a continuous counting of solar days, designating each day with a number.


The work was written in verse couplets and deals with mathematics and astronomy. All Buddhism Hinduism Jainism Sikhism. The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement. The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. History of Hindu Mathematics. From Wikipedia, adyabhata free encyclopedia. Aryabhata did not use the Brahmi symbol for zero in his work but a French mathematician believed that Aryabhata knew of zero and that aryqbhata use was implicit in his work.

Gupta 31 July However, in Arabic writings, vowels are omitted, and it was abbreviated as jb.

Furthermore, the book introduces and describes several astronomical instruments. The square of the sum of the series is the sum of the cubes. Another book written by Aryabhata is the Arya-siddhanta.

The first chapter of the text is called Gitikapada, containing 13 verses, based on cosmology and discusses planetary revolution as well. Magnetic hill of Ladakh. He is also known as Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder to distinguish him from a 10th-century Indian mathematician of the same name.

LallaBhaskara IBrahmaguptaVarahamihira. His work was basically unknown in the West for hundreds of years after his death.

Aryabhata: The Great Indian Astronomer & Mathematician

Kailash is a sacred Tibetan arybhata shrouded in mystery and legends. He was aware of the concept of zero, as well as the use of large numbers up to Mystery Of India 2. Aryabhata was a mathematician and astronomer from India. Archived from the original on 16 November Thus, the lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon enters into the Earth’s shadow verse gola. The Aryabhatiya is also remarkable for its description of relativity of motion.


Aryabhata lived during the Gupta Empire and Kusumapura was the capital of the empire. Retrieved 9 December Direct details of Aryabhata’s work are known only from the Aryabhatiya.

He introduced the concepts of zero and decimals. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Aryabhata himself one of at least two mathematicians bearing that name lived in the late 5th and the early 6th centuries at Kusumapura Pataliutraa village near the city of Patna and wrote mathematiciah book called Aryabhatiya.