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The 18 Ancient Astronomical Siddhantas.


The 18 Ancient Astronomical Siddhantas are as follows. While the general view is that the oldest Siddhanta is the Surya Siddhanta, it is stated in the Sambhu Hora Prakasa that Soma Siddhanta is the first, Brahma Siddhanta is the second and that Surya Siddhanta is the third.

  1. Surya
  2. Brahma
  3. Vyasa
  4. Vasishtha
  5. Atri
  6. Parasara
  7. Kasyapa
  8. Narada
  9. Garga
  10. Marici
  11. Manu
  12. Angirasa
  13. Lomasa
  14. Pulisa
  15. Cyavana
  16. Yavana
  17. Bhrgu
  18. Saunaka or Soma

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  1. […] Of The 18 Ancient Astronomical Siddhantas, the Brahma Siddhanta is one of the oldest. It is stated in the Sambhu Hora Prakasa that Soma Siddhanta is the first, Brahma Siddhanta is the second and that Surya Siddhanta is the third. […]


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