Oral and Written Transmission of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit

@article{Yano2006OralAW,
  title={Oral and Written Transmission of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit},
  author={Michio Yano},
  journal={Journal of Indian Philosophy},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={143-160}
}
  • M. Yano
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • History
  • Journal of Indian Philosophy
The size of the four Vedas combined would be very close to that of the Old Testament, which is, in King James version, 3,720,000 bytes. One of the reasons of similarity may be that this much size was nearly maximum for an ordinary man to correctly memorize. In other words, the memory capacity of a person is about that of one floppy disk. Some extraordinary persons may have four floppy disk capacity – in ancient India such person might have been highly respected as caturvedin, ‘one who is versed… 
Artificial Languages Between Innate Faculties
The history of pre-modern science is not in accordance with the fashionable multiculturalism of yesteryear that placed Arabs, Chinese, Euro-Americans, Indians and others in separate and impermeable
STaTEmENTS iN KEraLa TEmPLE aSTroLoGy
Hindu temples in Kerala regularly undergo detailed and public astrological scrutiny. While this procedure tells a lot to the public as well as to the social scientist, the specific question addressed
SOCIÉTÉ MATHÉMATIQUE DE FRANCE
— While the study of the transmission of scientific ideas from and to India has its own importance, it is also necessary to examine the transmission of ideas within India, from one region to another,
Authoritative Statements in Kerala Temple Astrology
Hindu temples in Kerala regularly undergo detailed and public astrological scrutiny. While this procedure tells a lot to the public as well as to the social scientist, the specific question addressed
The mathematical chapter of the Āryabhaṭīya: A compilation of mnemonic rules?
HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and
Faculté de prévoir. L'astrologie dans les universités indiennes
Le jyoti?a – savoir comprenant a la fois l’astronomie, l’astrologie et la divination – est une discipline enseignee aujourd’hui dans plusieurs universites indiennes. En conjuguant l’analyse de
Mathematics in India
  • K. Plofker
  • Art
    The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam
  • 2021
Based on extensive research in Sanskrit sources, Mathematics in India chronicles the development of mathematical techniques and texts in South Asia from antiquity to the early modern period. Kim

References

SHOWING 1-3 OF 3 REFERENCES
The “Error” in the Indian “Taylor Series Approximation” to the Sine
Abstract It has been repeatedly noted, but not discussed in detail, that certain so-called “third-order Taylor series approximations” found in the school of the medieval Keralese mathematician
Āryabhat·a's Rule and Table for Sine-Differences
Abstract This paper gives both a new interpretation of Āryabha t · a's rule for sine-differences prescribed in the second chapter of hisĀryabha t · iya(A.D. 499/510), one of the oldest astronomical