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  Lilavati - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lilavati (also Leelavati) was Indian mathematician Bhaskara's treatise on mathematics in the twelfth century.
As the hour approached, Lilavati in her eagerness leaned over the water clock to watch its progress; a pearl from her headdress fell into the clock and blocked the hole.
Joy and happiness is indeed ever increasing in this world for those who have Lilavati clasped to their throats, decorated as the members are with neat reduction of fractions, multiplication and involution, pure and perfect as are the solutions, and tasteful as is the speech which is exemplified.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lilavati   (255 words)

 Bhaskara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lilavati, his book on arithmetic, is the source of interesting legends that assert that it was written for his daughter, Lilavati.
Lilavati is divided into 13 chapters and covers many branches of mathematics, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and a little trigonometry and mensuration.
Furthermore the Lilavati contained excellent recreative problems and it is thought that Bhaskara's intention may have been that a student of 'Lilavati' should concern himself with the mechanical application of the method.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhaskara_II   (1820 words)

 did you know?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Perhaps he disdained the work of a professional astrologer as is hinted at in the story of Bhaskara writing his work Lilavati for the sake of his daughter, elaborated with delicate fancy by Edna E Cramer in her Mainstream of Mathematics.
The Lilavati deals with arithmetic and geometry; it is said that the name is after his daughter Lilavati, who was according to her horoscope to remain unmarried.
There is a story which says that Bhaskara put to use all his astrological knowledge to find out an auspicious moment for her marriage, and on the marriage day had a water-clock fixed up as to hit the exact time favourable for her happy marriage, but his efforts were foiled by the child-bride herself.
www.indianscience.org /dyk/t_dy_Q13.shtml   (1918 words)

 Satyanarayan Katha
Lilavati reminded her husband about his promise to keep the fast, but the merchant postponed it saying that he would do so when the daughter is ready to be married.
Lilavati remembered that she had not performed the promised puja and hence she was facing all these difficulties.
Lilavati rushed to meet her husband while telling her daughter to complete the puja.
www.dalsabzi.com /Mantras/satyanarayan_katha.htm   (1070 words)

 The Little Magazine - Ghosts - Joginder Paul - The second step
The day he retired from the bank, Lilavati developed a severe pain in the chest, which could not be controlled despite every effort.
Lilavati was on sedatives and when the pain became unbearable, she was given an injection of pethidrine to help her sleep.
Lilavati was always either asleep or drugged and he sat at the foot of her bed, his eyes brimming over with tears.
www.littlemag.com /ghosts/joginderpaul2.html   (1126 words)

 Metanexus Institute
It is said that astrologers had predicted that there would be no moment in Lilavati's life auspicious enough for her marriage.
Fair Lilavati was so fascinated by the device that she bent over to gaze at the gradual trickling of the water into the cup.
Lilavati's name has indeed lasted a thousand years, since it is associated with a classic in the history of mathematics.
www.metanexus.net /metanexus_online/show_article.asp?5180   (1409 words)

 Siddhanta Siroman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Bhaskara II (1114-1185), a famous Indian mathematician wrote the Siddhanta Siromani in 1150 A.D. The Siddhanta Siromani is divided into four parts: the Lilavati (arithmetic), Bijaganita (algebra), Grahaganita (mathematics of the planets), and Goladhyaya (chapter on the celestial globe).
The day of her wedding, Lilavati leaned over the sand glass and a pearl from her headpiece landed in the sand and retarded the movement of the sand.
The content or surface of the sphere multiplied by the diameter and divided by 6 is the precise solid or cubic content within the sphere.
www.math.sfu.ca /histmath/India/12thCenturyAD/Siddhanta_Siroman.html   (351 words)

 indiayogi.com - Yogi Shop - Books - Details of Lilavati Of Bhaskracarya - india,indian,spiritual books, spiritual ...
Lilavati has been used as a standard textbook for about 800 years.
Stitches are followed by literal translations so that the reader can appreciate the simplicity and the accurate presentation in Lilavati.
This book is useful for school going children, sophomores, teachers, scholars, historians and those working for the cause of mathematics.
www.indiayogi.com /eshop/bdetail.asp?id=176   (243 words)

 Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya - A Treatise of Mathematics of Vedic Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya - A Treatise of Mathematics of Vedic Tradition
In 1150 AD, Bhaskaracarya (b.1114 AD), renowned mathematician and astronomer of Vedic tradition compose Lilavati as the first part of this larger world called Siddhanta-Siromani, a comprehensive exposition of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, mensuration, number theory and related topics, Lilavati has been used as a standard textbook for about 800 years.
N.H. Phadke (1902-1973) worked hard to construct proofs of several mathematical methods and formulae given in original Lilavati and present work is an enlargement of his Marathi work and attempts a thorough mathematical explanation of definitions, formulae, short cuts and methodology as intend by Bhaskara.
www.indiaclub.com /html/6738.htm   (315 words)

 Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya Online Indian Book store - Bagchee’s Best sellers Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya (born A.D. 1114), the renowned astronomer of Bijappur in the Deccan, has, for more than eight centuries now continued to be the most popular text-book of mathematics among the students of Indian mathematics and astronomy.
The all-India popularity of the work is apparent from its numerous manuscripts, inscribed in the different Indian scripts, found all over India and the more than hundred commentaries on it in Sanskrit and the other Indian regional languages.
Besides presenting a critical edition of the Kriyakramakari, with an informative Introduction, the publication carries five Appendices including a glossary of over 300 technical terms used in the Lilavati and its commentary, with their English exquivalents.
www.bagchee.com /BookDisplay.aspx?Bkid=B2744   (236 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Lilavati has an interesting story associated with how it got its name: Bhaskaracharya created a horoscope for his daughter Lilavati, stating exactly when she needed to get married.
He placed a cup with a small hole in it in a tub of water, and the time at which the cup sank was the optimum time Lilavati was to get married.
Lilavati was then doomed never to wed, and her father Bhaskara wrote her a manual on mathematics in order to console her, and named it Lilavati.
www.athensacademy.org /instruct/levans/pyth_historical_bhaskaras_first_proof.htm   (415 words)

 Lilavati nurses celebs, yet again
ecurity at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital was tightened and entry was somewhat restricted as celebrities dropped in throughout Tuesday.
Last December, he was at the same hospital following a viral attack.
Lilavati almost looked like the Press Club at the time, as John had none other than Amitabh Bachchan for company.
www.rediff.com /movies/2006/apr/13john.htm   (613 words)

 Amitabh Bachchan to leave Lilavati soon | Televisionpoint.com News
Bollywood Super Star and host of KBC 2, Amitabh Bachchan is recovering to the maxim, he has beem given the clean chit by the doctors at Lilavati and he can leave the hospital at any time.
While on one hand, there is speculation that the Bachchan family wants the Big B to remain at the hospital for a few more days, there are equally strong rumours that Bachchan will leave the hospital on Tuesday night or in the wee hours of Wednesday.
In a three-hour surgery on November 30, the superstar was operated for diverticulitis and has made good progress since.
www.televisionpoint.com /news/newsfullstory.php?id=1134522391   (228 words)

 HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The actor is responding positively to treatment, said a Lilavati Hospital spokesperson.
A Lilavati Hospital spokesperson said, "Mr Bachchan, who was operated upon at 6.30 pm on Wednesday for jejunal perforation, is recovering at the ICCU of the hospital.
Lilavati Hospital authorities who were tight lipped all these days, finally came forward to disseminate information on Bachchan's health, largely believed to dispel rumours.
www.hindustantimes.com /2005/Dec/09/5934_1563382.htm   (235 words)

 World Congress on Infertility attracts lot of doctors from A.P   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
It is being jointly organized by the Lilavati hospital infertility centre,Mumbai obstetrics and gynecological society and various committees of the Federation of OBGYN societies of India.
Giving details of the meet, Dr Hrishikesh Pai Gynecologist and infertility specialist at the Lilavati hospital Mumbai and the organizing chairperson of the conference said, "infertility is a big social issue which affects 10 % of married couples.
The Lilavati Hospital IVF centre will share its vast experience on ICSI,which they started in 1996 with others participants and delegates.
www.reachouthyderabad.com /biznews/wc.htm   (495 words)

 John Abraham in Lilavati hospital with high fever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Given the situation, the hospital administration must be at it’s seam with the job of controlling the streams of visitors at the hospital.
Now that superstar Amitabh Bachchan is out of ICU unit and in a special deluxe cabin at the 11th floor of the hospital, well wishers / onlookers will throng to have a glimpse of the superstar.
Detailed of the illness of John Abraham is not disclosed yet by the hospital administration.
www.desifans.com /blogs/2005368   (501 words)

 DNA - After Hrs - Big B's mother admitted to Lilavati - Daily News & Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Amitabh Bachchan’s mother, Teji Bachchan, was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Friday afternoon.
She was brought in by her superstar son and his wife Jaya Bachchan.
Lilavati’s spokesperson Vaishali Rajpara confirmed the news, saying, "Mrs Teji Bachchan has been admitted for a routine checkup." But she refused to divulge any more details.
www.dnaindia.com /report.asp?NewsID=1038720   (214 words)

 Bhaskara_II biography
It is not even certain that Lilavati was Bhaskaracharya's daughter.
The topics covered in the thirteen chapters of the book are: definitions; arithmetical terms; interest; arithmetical and geometrical progressions; plane geometry; solid geometry; the shadow of the gnomon; the kuttaka; combinations.
He is sound in addition, subtraction and multiplication involving zero but realised that there were problems with Brahmagupta's ideas of dividing by zero.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /history/Biographies/Bhaskara_II.html   (2163 words)

 Bhaskaracharya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Bhaskara wrote his famous Siddhanta Siroman in the year 1150 A.D. It is divided into four parts; Lilavati (arithmetic), Bijaganita (algebra), Goladhyaya (celestial globe), and Grahaganita (mathematics of the planets).
Much of Bhaskara's work in the Lilavati and Bijaganita was derived from earlier mathematicians; hence it is not surprising that Bhaskara is best in dealing with indeterminate analysis.
Here is couple of verse found in Lilavati that demonstrates his poetic inclination.
www.math.sfu.ca /histmath/India/12thCenturyAD/Bhaskara.html   (229 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The producer was admitted to suburban Lilavati Hospital last Saturday for acute chest congestion.
Johar had undergone minor surgery at Bombay Hospital and was to leave for London for treatment before he was admitted to Lilavati hospital.
Virtually the whole of Bollywood was camping out at Lilavati hospital over the last week.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040627/asp/nation/story_3423061.asp   (545 words)

 WebHealthCentre.com - Online Consultation
Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre is a super speciality, state-of-the-art hospital with 300 beds.
Lilavati Hospital offers a wide variety of Health Check-Up Programs to cover the larger spectrum of the community.
It is especially designed to provide a thorough screening of your health status to cover almost all the aspects of an overall body check up.
www.webhealthcentre.com /consult/inst/lilavati.asp   (1177 words)

 Tama-Do Sound Vibration Concert
“Lilavati” will present their premier Madison concert on Friday, June 20th at 7:30 pm at Windemere’s Quarry Arts Campus.
Large chakra-tuned quartz crystal bowls, the harp and unusual natural acoustic instruments will be used during the performance.
“Lilavati” members, Roberta Crawford and Ariane Lydon, will base their work on specific patterns and harmonies appropriate to the season of the year.
www.windemere.org /meridian/tam-do.asp   (873 words)

 8 V. Bhaskaracharya II
G Joseph claims his mathematically significant works were 1), 2), and SS (which indeed he wrote in 1150 and is a highly influential astronomical work).
S Sinha however agrees with C Srinivasiengar that Lilavati was a section (chapter) of the SS, and thus I will agree with the respected Indian historians.
Lilavati (or Leelavati, there is a charming if unlikely story regarding the origin of the name of this work) is divided into 13 chapters (possibly by later scribes) and covers many branches of mathematics, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and a little trigonometry and mensuration.
www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk /history/Projects/Pearce/Chapters/Ch8_5.html   (763 words)

 rediff.com: Top designer Hemant Trivedi in a coma after car accident
One of India's top designers, Hemant Trivedi, is battling for his life at Bombay's Lilavati Hospital after a car accident on his way to the airport to take a flight to Ahmedabad to attend a function organised by the National Institute of Fashion Technology.
It was only when his cellphone rang and the police answered that they were able to inform the caller of Trivedi's condition.
Trivedi's parents live in Australia and are on their way to Bombay, but sources revealed that they do not know how critically injured their son is.
www.indiaabroad.com /news/2000/apr/24hemant.htm   (432 words)

 Amitabh Bachchan is recovering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A steady stream of friends, fans and well-wishers is crowding the Lilavati hospital here, making it difficult for the immediate family to cope with the situation.
He was flown to Mumbai and admitted to Lilavati Hospital that same evening.
Though the exhaustive tests at the Escorts hospital and later at Lilavati conclusively proved there was nothing seriously amiss with Bachchan's health, the pain refused to subside on Tuesday.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?id=5055   (260 words)

The authenticity of this story is doubted but there is no doubt that Khanna or Lilavati was a great astrologer.
We intend to present her great teachings in the recent future by translating some of her works.
This is the story of Lilavati lovingly called 'khanna' the mute or stammerer.
srath.com /article/lilavati.htm   (901 words)

 Lilavati: Eight Operations
The sum or difference of the numerals according to their places is to be made, in order or in reverse order.
Oh Lilavati, intelligent girl, if you understand addition and subtraction, tell me the sum of the amounts 2, 5, 32, 193, 18, 10, and 100, as well as [the remainder of] those when subtracted from 10000.
Fawn-eyed child Lilavati, tell me, how much is the number [resulting from] 135 multiplied by 12, if you understand multiplication by separate parts and by separate digits.
www.brown.edu /Departments/History_Mathematics/lila/lilavati_eightops.html   (2476 words)

 Amitabh Bachchan undergoes successful surgery, thanks everyone
Bachchan arrived at the hospital yesterday fro the Escorts hospital in Delhi where he was admitted after complaining of severe abdominal pain.
Doctors there ran a battery of tests and had tentatively diagnosed his condition as "colitis", the inflammation of the intestine.
However, after two CT scans in the Lilavati Hospital, it was confirmed that Bachchan had a lump in his stomach, which had become infected.
www.whatistheword.com /story/Showbiz_304.html   (363 words)

Two days after Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to the Lilavati hospital in Bandra following complaints of severe abdominal pain, thousands of worried fans across India on Wednesday, prayed for his speedy recovery.
And the scene outside Lilavati hospital, where he is admitted was unbelievable.
Thousands of Bachchan fans thronged the front gate, hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite star, if in case he was being discharged yesterday.
www.cybernoon.com /DisplayArticle.asp?section=fromthepress&subsection=inbombay&xfile=December2005_inbombay_standard8411   (581 words)

 1197-1200, 1209-1210, 1211 Lanka - Lilavati - massa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The fairly common copper massa coin of Queen Lilavati who ruled for 3 periods.
Now came King Lokissara by name, who had been wounded in the shoulder by a spear, with a great Damila army from the opposite shore, brought the whole of Lanka under his sway and reigned, dwelling in Pulatthinagara (Polonnaruva), nine months.
the general Parakrama, the best among men of decision, endowed with great power and courage, belonging to the family of the Kalanagaras, consecrated the Mahesi Lilavati who came of the dynasty of the Sun and Moon, in the royal dignity, she who afterward shone in royal splendor.
lakdiva.org /coins/medievallanka/1197_1211_lilavati.html   (408 words)

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