Tag: Yantra

Hindu Mandala found in Nazca Lines

Indian Mandala found in Peru’s Nazca Lines

The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. No one has proof as to who built them and what their function was. The geoglyphs depict living creatures, stylized plants and imaginary beings,...

/ 2015-12-26

Astronomical Instruments of Bhaskaracharya

In India people had started the use of the astronomical instruments before 1000 BC. During this period one of the prominent books Surya Siddhanta was written for astronomical calculations. The content of this book is available but its author is not...

/ 2015-12-16
astronomer Lalla

The twelve Yantras of astronomer Lalla

Lalla was an eighth-century Indian astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician who lived in central India, possibly in the Lata region in modern south Gujarat. Despite the significance of Lalla’s work, very little is known about his life. Lalla did not record any dates relating to his...

/ 2015-11-04