Surya Siddhantha Or Hindu Astronomy Or Introduction of Hindu Astronomy

by Chandra Sekhar Sharma


Posted on 2/5/2020 12:38:13 AM



According to Surya Siddhanta ,Time is endless and Space is limitless. They are 14 worlds invisible to our naked eyes ,seven above and seven below the earth. This entire set of works is located in one globe, know as BRAHMANDA or Cosmic globe. Apart from Surya Siddhanta ,18 several Astronomy books are available like Surya - Siddhanta in Ancient Vedic Civilization .

                     Astronomy is the science dealing with heavenly bodies. It tells about  their motion ,etc.  Astronomy is the study of universe and it’s formulas . it’s a applied physics outside of the earth. Astrology says about human affairs and terrestrial events by studying the movements and relative positions of celestial objects  . SURYA SIDDHANTA is the name of the text book of Hindu Astronomy . Apart from Surya Siddhanta ,18 several astronomy books are available like Surya - Siddhanta in Ancient Vedic civilization .
Surya Siddhanta is one of the oldest class of revelations ,Some changes have occurred with passage with time. The book is great  importance for Astronomy and Astrology ,the knowledge of longitude of planets ,eclipses, healical rising and setting ,nodes etc.   The list of 18 Siddhantas is as follows .

1)  Surya Siddhanta 
2)  Brahma Siddhanta 
3) Vyasa Siddhanta
4) Vasista Siddhanta
5) Atri Siddhanta
6) Parasara Siddhanta
7) Kasyapa Siddhanata 
8) Naaradha Siddhanta
9) Garga Siddhanta
10) Marichi Siddhanta
11) Manu Siddhannta
12) Angirase Siddhanta
13) Lomasa Siddhanta
14) Poulisa Siddhanta
15) Chyavana Siddhanta
16) Yavana Siddhanta
17) Guru Siddhanta
18) Saunaka Siddhanta 

                 They are 14 worlds invisible to our naked eyes ,seven above and seven below the earth. This entire set of works is located in one globe, know as BRAHMANDA or Cosmic globe. I will give you full details of these 18 Siddantas and Cosmic globe in another article.