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THE ĀRYABHAṬA –NĪLAKAṆṬA

THE ĀRYABHAṬA –NĪLAKAṆṬA

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THEĀRYABHAṬA-NĪLAKAṆṬA
-SĀMANTAEVOLUTION
3/9/12
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THEĀRYABHAṬA–NĪLAKAṆṬA-SĀMANTA
EVOLUTIONANDTHEMANNERINWHICHTHEANCIENTINDICSHAPEDTHE0RIGINSOFASTRONOMY
Narrated by
Kosla Vepa PhD
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INDICSTUDIESFOUNDATION
 
 
HOWTHEINDICSSHAPEDTHEORIGINSOFASTRONOMY
2This
VolumeispartofaseriesonthedistortionsinIndianHistoryVolumeIwastitled.“AstronomicalDatingofEvents&SelectVignettesfromIndianhistory.”EditedbyKoslaVepaPhD
ISBN978-1-4357-1120-4AvailablefromAmazonandLulu.comVolumeIITheColonialParadigmofIndianHistoryAvailableatLulu.comVolumeIIIThePerniciousEffectsoftheMisinterpretedGreekSynchronismAvailableatlulu.comVolumeIVTheRealityofKnowledgeTransmissionAvailableatLulu.comVolumeVTheOriginsofAstronomy,theCalendarandTimeISBN978-0-557-61097-6AvailablefromAmazonandLulu.comVolumeVITheSouthAsiaFile
ISBN978-0-615-21391-0AvailablefromAmazon.comandLulu.com
VolumeVIITheDh
rmikTraditionsVolumeVIIISelectedEssaysfromICIH2009.VolumeIXSouvenirVolumeofICIH2009(whilesupplieslast)VolumeXPhilosophyandMotivationsforICIH2009PublishedbyIndicstudiesFoundation948HappyValleyRd,Pleasanton,CA,94566Copyright©2010byIndicStudiesFoundationNopartofthematerialprotectedbythiscopyrightnoticemaybereproducedorutilizedinanyformorbyanymeans,electronicormechanical,includingphotocopying,recording,orbyanyinformationstorageandretrievalsystem,withoutwrittenpermissionfromthecopyrightowner,whohasalsothesolerighttograntlicensesfortranslationintootherlanguagesandpublications
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978-1-105-55014-0
 
 
THEĀRYABHAṬA-NĪLAKAṆṬA
-SĀMANTAEVOLUTION
3/9/12
3
THEĀRYABHAṬA–NĪLAKAṆṬA-SĀMANTA
EVOLUTION
ANDTHEMANNERINWHICHTHEANCIENTINDICSHAPEDTHE0RIGINSOFASTRONOMY
TABLEOFCONTENTS
2.
INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................................4
3.
WASCOPERNICUSNEEDLESSLYCONCERNEDABOUTTHEREACTIONOFTHECHURCH........................4
4.
THECALENDARANDASTRONOMY..........................................................................................................6
5.
THEPREMISEBEHINDTHESTRUCTUREOFSCIENTIFICREVOLUTIONS...................................................7
6.
ISTHECALENDARAWORTHYOBJECTOFSCHOLARLYATTENTION........................................................8
7
.
ASHORTBIOGRAPHYOFTHEWORLD’SFIRSTHISTORIANOFSCIENCE................................................10
8.
UNCOVERINGTHESCOPEOFANCIENTINDIANMATHEMATICS...........................................................11
9.
OTTONEUGEBAUERANDTHEHEGELIANHYPOTHESIS.........................................................................13
10.
THEPROBLEMWITHTHEOCCIDENTALISTCHARACTERIZATIONOFOTHERCULTURES........................15
11.
THEFAITHFULTRANSMISSIONOFTHECOMPUTATIONALSCIENCES...................................................16
12.
GREEKANDROMANDIFFICULTIESWITHELEMENTARYARITHMETIC...................................................18
13.
STUDYINDIAFORTHEGREATERPARTOFYOURLIFE,ONLYTOMINIMIZEIT.....................................19
14.
THEINTERESTINGERMANYININDOLOGY...........................................................................................21
15.
THERELUCTANCEOFINDOLOGISTSINTHEOCCIDENTTOACKNOWLEDGETHEVEDICEPISTEME......23
16.
THEOBSESSIONOFTHEOCCIDENTALWITHCHRONOLOGYANDTEMPORALPRIORITY......................25
17.
DIFFERINGSTANDARDSOFCLAIMSFORTRANSMISSIONOFKNOWLEDGE..........................................27
18.
GEOCENTRICANDHELIOCENTRICMODELSOFTHESOLARSYSTEM....................................................34
19.
INDIANINFLUENCEONCHINESEASTRONOMY.....................................................................................37
20.
THEPARADIGMSHIFTFROMAKINEMATICMODELTOAPHYSICSMODEL........................................39
21.
‘ 
NOROMANEVERLOSTHISLIFEBECAUSEHEWASABSORBEDINCONTEMPLATION.......................39
22.
ANCIENTINDICMATHEMATICALASTRONOMYHADAUNIQUECHARACTER.......................................40
23.
TABLE2ASTRONOMICALOBSERVATIONSRETRODICTEDBYPLANETARIMSOTWARE........................41
24.MAJORTRANSMISSIONSOFKNOWLEDGEINTHEHISTORYOFMATHEMATICSANDASTRONOMY....43
25.
THENEEDFOREPISTEMICCONTINUITYOFACIVILIZATION................................................................45
26.
THECOPERNICANMODELWASNOTARADICALDEPARTUREFROMTHEPTOLEMAICONE................46
27.
THELEGACYOFTHEANCIENTHINDU...................................................................................................47
28.
WHATSHOULDTHESTANCEOFTHEINDICBEINTHEFACEOFSUCHADETERMINEDASSAULT.........49
29.
TABLE3NAMESOFINDICSAVANTSSORTEDALPHABETICALLY............................................................50
30.
APPENDIXATHEREASONSFORMYSIGNIFICANTINTERESTINTHISFIELD.........................................54
31.
APPENDIXBMYCREDENTIALSFORDOINGTHERESEARCHANDWRITINGTHEBOOK.........................55
32.
INDEX.....................................................................................................................................................58
33.
NOTES....................................................................................................................................................59
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