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is an ancient Indian treatise in Astronomy. Like many classical Indian works, the Sūrya Siddhānta
is a poem in Sanskrit
language. It has fourteen chapter and 500 verses. It is composed in śloka
metrical style of Sanskrit. It contain works on Indian sine tables, cosmology, eclipses, planetary motions, conjunctions, star positions, geography, instrumentation, concepts of time and mathematics. (Full article...
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- October 08 Karwa Chauth
- October 12 Ahoi Ashtami
- October 13, 1911, Death of Sister Nivedita
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