Indian Calendar Part 3 : The Panchangam

Synopsis: Hindu units of time Panchangam Thithi - How to calculate the thithi Vasara Karana Yoga Nakshatra, masa and ritu Samvatsara - 60 year Jupiter cycle Samvat We have looked at the various cycles used…

Indian Astronomy: Part 1 We start this new…

Synopsis: Introduction The celestial sphere The ecliptic Equinoxes Right ascension and declination Horizon diagrams Directions, rising and setting Cause of the seasons Path of the sun in the sky   Introduction The Hindu way of…

Indian Calendar Part 2 : The basis of…

Synopsis: Tropical and sidereal zodiac Ayanamsha Reckoning of the day Reckoning of the year Reckoning of the month - Month based on lunar cycle - Month based on solar cycle Lunar and solar calendars Luni-solar…