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Eclipse through the eyes of Aryabhatta

GyanPro-Cause of Eclipse

Shloka:

चन्द्रो जलमर्कोऽग्निर्मृद्भूश्छायापि या तमस्त

छादयति शशी सूर्यं शशिनं महती  च भूच्छाया ||

Chandro jalam arko’gnirmRid bhUsh chhAyApi yA tamastaddhi |

ChhAdayati shashI sUryam shashinam mahatI cha bhUch chAyA ||

Source: Aryabhatiyam, Golapadah, Chapter4, Shlokha 37 (499 AD)

Meaning:

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