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Sawai Jai Singh and his astronomy

Virendra Nath Sharma

Sawai Jai Singh and his astronomy

by Virendra Nath Sharma

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Jai Singh, II, Maharaja of Jaipur, 1686-1743.,
    • Astronomical observatories -- India -- History.,
    • Hindu astronomy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index.

      StatementVirendra Nath Sharma.
      ContributionsJai Singh, II, Maharaja of Jaipur, 1686-1743.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB82.I4 S43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL945759M
      LC Control Number95902577

      The Spatialization of Knowledge and Power at the Astronomical Observatories of Sawai Jai Singh II, c. CE (Urbana [IL]: University of Urbana thesis, ). Sharma, Virendra Nath, “Sawai Jai Singh’s Efforts to Revive Astronomy in His Country”, Gaṇita Bhārati, 35 . sawai jai singh and his astronomy 1st edition librarydoc74 pdf Keywords Reviewed by Marie Rosing For your safety and comfort, read carefully e-Books sawai jai singh and his astronomy 1st edition librarydoc74 PDF this Our Library Download File Free PDF Ebook.

      Book-Review - Indian Astronomy - a Source Book Indian Astronomy: A Source Book, B V Subbarayappa and K V Sarma Full-text available. Book Review:Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy . Maharaja Jai Singh (15 July – 28 August ) was a senior general (" Mirza Raja ") of the Mughal Empire and a ruler of the kingdom of Amer (later called Jaipur). His predecessor was Raja Bhau Singh who ruled 1 Accession and early career. 2 Central Asian campaigns. 4 Campaign against Marathas. Accession and early : Damiyanti of Udaipur.

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Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy critically examines different facets of Sawai Jai Singh's astronomical program and attempts to answer questions, such as, why he opted for naked eye masonry instruments when telescope had become common with European astronomers, and why he failed to rejuvenate the science of astronomy in the country.

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Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy (An Old and Rare Book) Preface AroundI first became interested in Jai Singh's instruments. Jai Singh built his masonry instruments in the day and age of the telescope.

The question, why someone would build instruments of masonry and stone in the age of the telescope, intrigued me. The book includes information on traditional Indian astronomy, and on the political and cultural background of this ‘royal observatory’ established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.

It not only traces its transformation into ‘an archaeological monument’, but also charts the way ahead by which the Delhi Jantar Mantar’s historical function may be revived and conserved for future generations.

Sawai Jai Singh Sawai Jai Singh () the founder of modern Jaipur was interested in astronomy and mathematics from an early age.5 He used to solve difficult problems of astronomy since his childhood. He noticed that the astronomical calculations based on tables available in his times did not always agree with observations.

The. Sawai Jai Singh and His Times 1 II. Decision to Build Observatories 19 III. Masonry Instruments I 39 IV. Masonry Instruments II 67 V.

Delhi Observatory 85 VI. Jaipur Observatory I VII. Jaipur Observatory II VIII. Varanasi Observatory IX.

Ujjain Observatory X. The Observatory of Mathura XI. The Books and the Library of. Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy critically examines different facets of Sawai Jai Singh’s astronomical program and attempts to answer questions, such as, why he opted for naked eye masonry instruments when telescope had become common with European astronomers and why he failed to rejuvenate the science of astronomy in the : Virendra Nath Sharma.

Jagannath, Sawai Jai Singh’s brahmin astronomer, mentions about this observatory in his book called Samrat Siddhanta written in the year about Sawai Jai Singh left Ujjain in and returned to Ujjain very briefly for a few months in but for several years in Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy by Virendra Nath Sharma.

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