Traditional Panchangam calculations

Dr Anthony P Stone stone_catend at COMPUSERVE.COM
Thu Nov 18 16:59:50 UTC 1999

In Posting number 19341, dated 10 Nov 1999, Harry Spier wrote:

> Does anyone know if their exists a study (or thesis) about how the
> traditional makers of Panchangams do their calculations in practice.  What
> I'm really looking for is a field study from someone who actually went
> around and compared the algorithms from different practitioners.

There is a relevant comparison of 51 panchangams in 'Report of the Calendar
Reform Committee', The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
1955, pp. 23-31.

Tony Stone

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