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Cover of: The Panchasiddhantika | Varahamihira, George Thibaut, Sudhakara Dvivedi
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Classical Sanskrit work on Hindu astrology.

“Varahamihira's main work is the book Pañcasiddhāntikā (or Pancha-Siddhantika, "[Treatise] on the Five [Astronomical] Canons) dated ca. 575 CE gives us information about older Indian texts which are now lost. The work is a treatise on mathematical astronomy and it summarises five earlier astronomical treatises, namely the Surya Siddhanta, Romaka Siddhanta, Paulisa Siddhanta, Vasishtha Siddhanta and Paitamaha Siddhantas. It is a compendium of native Indian as well as Hellenistic astronomy (including Greek, Egyptian and Roman elements).” — (cited from Wikipedia English: Varāhamihira)

4 editions First published in 1889

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