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Expo 4932. (§ 7). Find the Julian equivalent of 24 Karka KY. expo 4372, using the true sa",kriinti and the Orissa rule. Y. expo 5772. Y. expo 4227. Y. expo 5000. Find the Gregorian equivalent of the same. (§ II). Is a mean month added in KY. expo 3687; if so which? Find how much time elapsed between the beginning of the mean intercalated month found above and the sa",kriinti immediately preceding it, and how much time elapsed between the end of the same lunation and the next sa",kriinti. (§ 12).
1a 30 Chandramasvara . Chandravara . J/qanti dark half. DaJami . day . . 1avara. distance of mean New Moon from base duration of true lunar months DvadaJi dvitrya . Ek,adali epicycle epoch. of the Kali Yuga equation of the centre -time expired years 28 III A, IV A o ~ o o c! 1 st 1 st aux. Table D aux. Table E 17 AJvina o 2j. 13 ~ ~ 8, III A, IV A 20 beginning with Caitra tithi 14, IV B tithi 4, IV B IV, B » »I-st aux. Table D 12 3 ~ Kark,a 13 tithi 10, IV B 13 IlIA 2j. 9 18 tithi 12, IV B second, nija, regular tithi 2, IV B tithi II, IV B 16, note I 2 4 16 27 3 Indcx and glossary expunction of months - tithis, mean - true expunged months - Table of Gara, karapa fukJa 5.
216 0. 7 65. 90 65. 018,+ the fraction being < O~103 the tithi might be k/aya. To check, calculate its ending moment as well (= beginning of next tithi). 20 explanation I tithi 0 » base 65. 216 0. 200 0. Y. expo 5025 has 15 as its serial number. § 23. TRUE KARA1';lAS. A k,aratla is the time which the moon needs to travel 6° from the sun. The beginning and end of a true k,aratla are calculated in the same manner as those of the lithi. The values to be added to those for the mean New Moons are given in columns 2 and 3 of Section B of Table IV.