References for Mahavira

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  1. D Pingree, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902766.html

Books:

  1. G G Joseph, The crest of the peacock (London, 1991).

Articles:

  1. E T Bell, Mahavira's Diophantine system, Bull. Calcutta Math. Soc. 38 (1946), 121-122.
  2. B Datta, On Mahavira's solution of rational triangles and quadrilaterals, Bull. Calcutta Math. Soc. 20 (1932), 267-294.
  3. B Datta, On the relation of Mahavira to Sridhara, Isis 17 (1932), 25-33.
  4. J Filliozat, La science indienne antique, in R Taton (ed.), Histoire générale des sciences (Paris, 1957-1964), 159-.
  5. R C Gupta, Rectification of ellipse from Mahavira to Ramanujan, Ganita Bharati 15 (1-4) (1993), 14-40.
  6. T Hayashi, Mahavira's formulas for a conch-like plane figure, Ganita Bharati 14 (1-4) (1992), 1-10.
  7. B S Jain, On the Ganita-Sara-Samgraha of Mahavira (c. 850 A.D.), Indian J. Hist. Sci. 12 (1) (1977), 17-32.
  8. A Jain, Mahaviracarya, the man and the mathematician, Acta Cienc. Indica Math. 10 (4) (1984), 275-280.
  9. G Mazars, Les fractions dans l'Inde ancienne de la civilisation de l'Indus à Mahavira (IXe siècle), in Histoire de fractions, fractions d'histoire (Basel, 1992), 209-218; 405.

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