Compass in India

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Wed Jun 14 09:32:19 UTC 2000

If memory serves, magnetism/lodestone is mentioned in the
Vaiseshikasutras.  I can give reference later today if needed.

On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Stephen Hodge wrote:

> Does anybody know offhand when lodestones or the magnetic compass came into use in India ?
> Thanks,
> Stephen Hodge

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