There are three important verses in Surya Siddhanta and which we can help increase the accuracy of astrological predictions.
Three Strange Verses in Surya Siddhanta and Accurate Astrological Predictions
R. V. Vaidya
THE Indian Almanac makers of the present day
follow the Nirayan system for calculating planets'
places. The History of Indian Astronomy shows that the
Indians definitely followed the Sayan system upto the
time of Surya-Siddhanta (S.S.) (SeeuDikshit", pages 417
to 419). The later astronomers, however, appear to have
adopted the Nirayana system. It is curious to note that
scholars, interested in Panchang controversy, point out to
a group of three verses in Surya- Siddhant (S.S.) as their
ground for adopting the Ayanamsas.
In the following brief article, I'll show :
- That these verses were not composed by the author
of S.S. but have been interpolated by some later
- That they do not advocate the use of a correction
(Ayanasamskara) to be applied to the Sayan
longitudes of planets, but
- That, in reality, they propound a very important
theorem which has hitherto remained unknown to
the Indian Astronomers.
The following verses supposed to be written by the
author of S.S.,....
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July 2016 issue
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