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

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 ``` ALB BRUNTS INDIA. How much time has elapsed be¬ fore o of the present cording to Pulisa and Brahma- gupta. Page 205. How much time has elapsed of the current kaliyuga. Hindus, but I for my part have not been able to ascer¬ tain it. Twenty "three caturyugas are 99,360,000 years, and, together with the time from the beginning of a caturyuga till the end of the tretdyuga, 102,384,000 years. If we subtract this number of years from the number of years of the seventh manvantara that have elapsed before our gauge-year, viz. 120,532,132 (v. p. 3), we get the remainder of 18,148,132 years, i.e. so many years before our gauge-year at the conjectural date of Rama ; and this may suffice, as long as it is not supported by a trustworthy tradition. The here-mentioned year corresponds to the 3,892,132d year of the 28th catur¬ yuga. All these computations rest on the measures adopted by Brahmagupta. He and Pulisa agree in this, that the number of kalpas which have elapsed of the life of Brahman before the present kalpa is 6068 (equal to 8 years, 5 months, 4 days of Brahman). But they differ from each other in converting this number into catur¬ yugas. According to Pulisa, it is equal to 6,116,544; according to Brahmagupta, only to 6,068,000 catur¬ yugas. Therefore, if we adopt the system of Pulisa, reckoning i manvantara as 'J2 caturyugas without samdhi, i kalpa as 1008 caturyugas, and each yuga as the fourth part of a caturyuga, that which has elapsed of the life of Brahman before our gauge-year is the sum of 26,425,456,204,132 (!) years, and of the kalpa there have elapsed 1,986,124,132 years, of the manvan¬ tara 119,884,132 years, and of the caturyuga 3,244,132 years. Regarding the time which has elapsed since the beginning of the kcdiyuga, there exists no difference amounting to whole years. According to both Brahma¬ gupta and Pulisa, of the kaliyuga there have elapsed before our gauge-year 4132 years, and between the ```