|He has written
a book called Pancha Siddhantika. In that book he has collected all earlier knowledge of
astronomy. There are five works of astronomy in this book. They are Paitamaha, Vasishtha,
Paulisa and Saura -Siddhantas.
In Romaka and Paulisa
Siddhantas our ancient rishis have explained the views of Greek and Alexandrian
Varahamihira wrote other books. Of these, Brihat Samhita
and Brihat Jataka are most famous. These are astrology books.
Saura or Soorya Siddhanta is a much older work on
astronomy. Much of our present- day knowledge in astronomy is derived from it.
There have been many brilliant
mathematicians in our country in later years too. Their works are generally named
Siddhantas. In our own century there was Ramanujam. He was a brilliant mathematician. He
Even today there are some Indians who are famous in
astronomy and allied subjects.