Aryabhata, also called Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder, (born , possibly Ashmaka or Kusumapura, India), astronomer and the earliest Indian. Aryabhata(some time misspelled as ‘Aryabhatta’) was one of the first Indian mathematicians and astronomers belonging to the classical age. He was born in In  it is claimed that Aryabhata was born in the Asmaka region of the Vakataka dynasty in South India although the author accepted that he lived most of his life.
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Its author, Aryabhata I c. A great many modern mathematicians and astronomers look towards his early work for inspiration.
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More About Aryabhata 5 references found in Britannica articles Assorted References achievements in mathematics and astronomy In education: While there is a tendency to misspell his name as “Aryabhatta” by analogy with other names having the ” bhatta ” suffix, his name is properly spelled Aryabhata: A verse mentions that Aryabhata was the head of an institution kulapa at Kusumapura. Leave this field empty.
Aryabhata was born around A. Aryabhata’s work was of great influence in the Indian astronomical tradition and influenced several neighbouring cultures through translations.
Thank you for your feedback. Fragments of the Arya-siddhanta Another work known as the Arya-siddhanta is really only known through references to it in the works of Varahamihira, Aryaghata, and Bhaskara I.
Aryabhata the Elder
Later, when Muslim scholars translated this work into Arabic, they retained the word jiva without translating its…. Since, the University of Nalanda was in Pataliputra, and had an astronomical observatory; it is probable that he was its head too.
The dates of the Jalali calendar are based on actual solar transit, as in Aryabhata and earlier Siddhanta calendars. In some texts, he seems to ascribe the apparent motions of the heavens to the Earth’s rotation. The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement.
Portions autobuography the work were quoted in other works and this has allowed it to avoid becoming lost.
Retrieved 18 July The mathematical part of the Aryabhatiya covers arithmeticalgebraplane trigonometryautoniography spherical trigonometry. Aryabhata also correctly ascribed the luminosity of the Moon and planets to reflected sunlight. Views Read View source View history. The place-value system, first seen in the 3rd-century Bakhshali Manuscriptwas clearly in place in his work.
Later writers substituted it with jaibmeaning “pocket” or “fold in a garment “. It is also occasionally referred to as Arya-shatas-aShTa literally, Aryabhata’sbecause aryabhara are verses in the text. Varahamihira aryaghata the Gupta age was a profound scholar of all the sciences and arts, from botany to astronomy and from military science to…. Aryabhata is known for one very great work and this would be the Aryabhatiya.
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His major work, Aryabhatiyaa compendium of mathematics and astronomy, was extensively referred to in the Indian mathematical literature and has survived to modern times. Babylonian mathematics Chinese mathematics Greek mathematics Islamic mathematics European mathematics.
He discusses at length the size and extent of the Earth’s shadow verses gola. It is one of the aryaabhata astronomical works to assign the start of each day to midnight. The university is governed by Bihar State University Act Selected Essays, New York: The work was written in verse couplets and deals with mathematics and astronomy.
Its contents are preserved to some extent in the works of Varahamihira flourished c.
The inter-school Aryabhata Maths Competition is also named after him,  as is Bacillus aryabhataa species of bacteria discovered in the stratosphere by ISRO scientists in Eras based on astronomical speculation trigonometry In trigonometry: This og very heavily goes into great detail into equipment used in astronomy and gives great insight into what astronomers at the time used as part of their profession.
Within the mathematics portion of the work, a great deal was written about high level math topics such as plane trigonometry and spherical trigonometry, along with sections on arithmetic, quadratic equations, and algebra.
Archived from the original PDF on 31 March Indian National Science Academy, Kusumapura Pataliputra autobiograpphy day Patna .