Brihat – Samhita Another important contribution of Varahamihira is the Brihat-Samhita. It covers wide ranging subjects of human interest, including astrology, planetary movements, eclipses, rainfall, clouds, architecture, growth of crops, manufacture of perfume, matrimony, domestic relations, gems, pearls, and rituals. The volume expounds on gemstone evaluation criterion found in the Garuda Purana, and elaborates onपढ़ना जारी रखें “Varahamihira is the Brihat-Samhita”

# Category Archives: Indian Golden Age

## Grate King of Ashok

Policy Buddhist Emperor Asoka built thousands of Stupas and Viharas for Buddhist followers. One of his stupas, the Great Sanchi Stupa, has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNECSO. The Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath has a four-lion capital, which was later adopted as the national emblem of the modern Indian republic. Throughout hisपढ़ना जारी रखें “Grate King of Ashok”

## Maharishi Vatsyayana (IND.) is the name of a Hindu Philosopher in the Vedic tradition

Maharishi Vatsyayana (IND.) is the name of a Hindu Philosopher in the Vedic tradition who is believed to have lived around 3rd century CE in India. His name appears as the author of the Kama Sutra and of Nyaya Sutra Bhashya, the first commentary on Gotama’s Nyaya Sutras. India is developing country also before 18thपढ़ना जारी रखें “Maharishi Vatsyayana (IND.) is the name of a Hindu Philosopher in the Vedic tradition”

## Brahmagupta uses 3 as a “practical” value of π, and as an “accurate” value of π

Brahmagupta (598–.670 CE)Pi In verse 40, he gives values of 12.40. The diameter and the square of the radius [each] multiplied by 3 are [respectively] the practical circumference and the area [of a circle]. The accurate [values] are the square-roots from the squares of those two multiplied by ten. So Brahmagupta uses 3 as aपढ़ना जारी रखें “Brahmagupta uses 3 as a “practical” value of π, and as an “accurate” value of π”

## Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta

Brahmagupta (598–.670 CE)Triangles Brahmagupta dedicated a substantial portion of his work to geometry. One theorem gives the lengths of the two segments a triangle’s base is divided into by its altitude: 12.22. The base decreased and increased by the difference between the squares of the sides divided by the base; when divided by two theyपढ़ना जारी रखें “Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta”

## Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta

Brahmagupta (598–.670 CE) Bramhgupta Formla Main article: Bramhagupta’s formual Brahmagupta’s most famous result in geometry is his format for cyclic quadrilaterals. Given the lengths of the sides of any cyclic quadrilateral, Brahmagupta gave an approximate and an exact formula for the figure’s area, 12.21. The approximate area is the product of the halves ofपढ़ना जारी रखें “Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta”

## Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta

Brahmagupta (598–.670 CE) was an Indian Mathematician and astronomer who wrote two important works on Mathematics and Astronomy: the Brahmaphutasiddhanta (Extensive Treatise of Brahma) (628), a theoretical treatise, and the Khandakhadyaka, a more practical text. There are reasons to believe that Brahmagupta originated from Bhinmal. the Durkeamynarda in 672. The Brahmasphutasiddhanta (Corrected Treatise of Brahma)पढ़ना जारी रखें “Indian Mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta”

## Varahamihira’s mathematical work included the discovery of the trigonometric formulas

Varahamihira’s Contributions of Trigonometry Varahamihira’s mathematical work included the discovery of the trigonometric formulas Varahamihira improved the accuracy of the sine tables of Aryabhata I. Arithmetic He defined the algebraic properties of zero as well as of negative numbers. Combinatorics He was among the first mathematicians to discover a version of what is now knownपढ़ना जारी रखें “Varahamihira’s mathematical work included the discovery of the trigonometric formulas”