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

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 ``` 208 ALBERUNTS INDIA. The author's books on the subject. About the yogas being unlucky. Quotation from Bhat- tila (?) on ' unlucky times The correct time, which has been found, is marked in three different places. From the first number he subtracts the minutes of the falling, and to the last number he adds them. Then the first number is the time of the beginning of vyatipdta or vaidhrita, which¬ ever of the two you want to compute. The second number is the time of its middle, and the third number the time of its end. We have given a detailed account of the bases on which these methods rest in a special book of ours, called Khctydl-alkuslXfaini (i.e. the image of the two eclipses), and have given an accurate description of them in the canon which we have composed for Sydvct- bala (?), the Kashmirian, and to which we have given the title The Arctbic Khanclctkhddyctka. Bhattila (?) thinks the whole day of either of these two yogcts to be unlucky, whilst Varahamihira thinks only that duration of them to be unlucky which is found by the computation. He compares the unlucky por¬ tion of the day to the wound of a gazelle shot with a poisoned arrow. The disease does not go beyond the environs of the poisoned shot; if it is cut out, the injury is removed. According to what Pulisa mentions of Parasara, the Hindus assume a number of vycttipdtcts in the lunar stations, but all of them are computed by the same method which he has given. For the calculation does not increase in its kind; only the single specimens of it become more numerous. The Brahman Bhattila (?) says in his canon :— " Here there are 8 times, which have certain gauge- measures. If the sum of the corrected places of sun and moon is equal to them, they are unlucky. They are: " I. Bctk-shutct (?). Its gauge-measure is 4 zodiacal signs. " 2. Ganddntct. Its gauge-measure is 4 signs and 13I degrees. ```