Ancient Indian Astronomy Texts

Luis Arnold Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at
Wed May 22 01:08:38 UTC 1996

On Tue, 21 May 1996, Sushil Jain wrote:
> "The idea of drawing conclusion on the chronology of the earliest
> Indian literature with the assistance of _astronomical_data",
> says Winternitz...
> Sushil Jain

Although more than a hundred years old, W.D. Whitney's article on the 
matter is still worth reading:

"On the Jyotisha Observation of the Place of the Colures, and the Date 
Derivable from it."  Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 1865:316-331.


Luis Gonzalez-Reimann
University of California, Berkeley

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