Short term course on Introduction to Indian Astronomy
About the Event
Jain (Deemed-to-be University)’s Centre for Ancient History and Culture (CAHC) will be conducting short term courses on Introduction to Indian Astronomy 26 & 27 May and 2 & 3 June 2018.
CAHC conducts short term courses to provide a platform for imparting and exchanging of ideas on how to understand, study and propagate Indian knowledge traditions. It is expected that such efforts would pave the way for greater appreciation of ancient culture by present day students and teachers. The courses will be classroom based and interactive, concluding with a test and certification.
The main objective of this short term course is to equip the introductory knowledge of Indian astronomy from the time of the Rig-Veda all the way till the pre-modern period. Participants will also be able to understand how our ancient scientists forecast eclipses and position of planets.