Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, Alberuni's India (v. 2)

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



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Names of         The luuar days of the month have  special names,

days of the wMch wc exhibit in the following diagram. If you
month. know the lunar day in which you are, you find, by the
side of the number of the day, its name, and opposite
it the karana in which you are. If that which has
elapsed of the current day is less than half a day, the
karana is a diurnal one ; if that which has elapsed of
it is more than half a day, it is a nocturnal one. This
is the diagram :—
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