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Ganitasarakaumudi: The moonlight of the essence of mathematics by Thakkura Pheru, ed. with intr., tr. and mathematical commentary by SaKHYa


ISBN: 9788173048098

Manohar Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2009

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
xlvi,280p., app., bibl., ind., 29cm.

RS. 995.00 Hardcover

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The Ganitasarakaumudi was composed in the early fourteenth century at Delhi by the Jain polymath Thakkura Pheru who held a high position at the treasury of Ala al-Din Khalji, and contributed to the popularization of science by producing six treatises in Apabhramsa verse on diverse scientific subjects. The present volume offers, besides an introduction, a critically emended text, an English translation, and a detailed mathematical commentary where efforts were made to interpret Pheru's formulas and algorithms in modern nation. There are several appendices, including a comprehensive glossary-index.
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