(London :  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,  1910.)

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 ``` CHAPTER XV. 163 SO little about the correctness of what they copy. " Atreya says : 6 particles of dust = i marici. 6 martci = i mustard-seed {rdjikd). 8 mustard-seeds = i red rice-corn. 2 red rice-corns — i pea. 2 peas = I andt. And I audi is equal to | ddnak, according to the scale by which 7 ddnt ik are equal to one dirl Further : 4 andt = I mdsha. 8 mdsha - I cana (?). I I karsha or suvarna of the 2 cana ~ ( weight of 2 dirhams. • 4 suvarna = I po-Za. 4 pala = I kudava. 4 kudava = I prastha. 4 prastha = I ddhaka. 4 ddhaka = I drona. 2 drona = 1 surpa. 2 s4rpa = I j^'area (?)." The weight j?a/a is much used in all the business dealings of the Hindus, but it is different for different wares and in different provinces. According to some, I pala = yV mand; according to others, i pala = 14 mithkdl; but the m-and is not equal to 210 mithkdl. According to others, i pala — 16 mithkdl, but the mand is not equal to 240 mithkdl. According to others, I pala =15 dirham, but the mand is not equal to 225 dirham. In reality, however, the relation between the pala and the mand is different. Further, Atreya says: " i ddhaka = 64 pcda = 128 Page: dirham = i rati. But if the audi is equal to ^ ddnak, one suvarna contains 64 ancli, and then a dirham has 32 ancli, which, as each ancli is equal to ^ ddnak, are equal to 4 ddnak. The double amount of it is i-J- dir¬ ham " (sic). Such are the results when people, instead of trans¬ lating, indulge in wild conjecture and mingle together different theories in an uncritical manner. ```