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

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 ``` 354 ALBERUNPS INDIA. The lunar day, based on the candra mdna, is called tithi. Dividing the lunar year by 360 or the lunar month by 30, you get as the measure of the lunar clay 3"'f!V¥#!V¥9 civil days (wrong: read i^;|-i|-;||-^ civil day). According to the Vishmc-Dharma, this is the time during which the moon is visible when she is far dis¬ tant from the sun. Nakshatra-mdna is the period of the moon's passing through her twenty-seven stations, viz. 27 J-4'|-|f clays. This number is the quotient which you get by dividing the days of a kctlpa by the number of the revolutions of the moon in a kalpct. Dividing it by 27, you get as the time of the moon's passing one station i-g-l,^^-^ civil days. Multiplying the same number by 12, as we have done with the lunar month, we get 327|^f;§fi civil days as the time of the moon's passing twelve times through all her stations. Dividing the first number by 30, we get as the measure of the sidereal day f-l-f;^!^^ civil days. According to the Vishnu-Dharma, the sidereal month has only twenty-seven days, whilst the months of the other measures have thirty days ; and if a year is com¬ posed of these days, it has Z'^7\y,t%t days (see above). Evidently there is a fault in the text of Vishnu-Dharma, as the month is reckoned too short. What use is The scturct-mdna is used in the computation of the made of the i-i ,^ i 7 ijic saura-mdna, ycars which composc the kalpa and the four yugas m TOctrea, and the coturyugas, of the years of the nativities, of the equinoxes and solstices, of the sixth parts of the year or the seasons, and of the difference between day and night in the nychthemeron. All these things are com¬ puted in solar years, months, and days. The candra-mdna is used in the computation of the eleven karana (v. chap. Ixxviii.), in the determination of the leap month, in the computation of the sum of days of the unardtra (v. chap. Ii.), and of new moon and fijll moon for lunar and solar eclipses (v. chap, lix.), savana- mdna. ```