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Govindasvāmi (or Govindasvāmin) (c. 800 – c. 860) was an Indian mathematical astronomer most famous for his Bhasya, a commentary on the Mahābhāskarīya of Bhāskara I, written around 830. The commentary contains many examples illustrating the use of a Sanskrit place-value system and the construction of a sine table.

His work "Govindakriti" was a sequel to Āryabhaṭīya and is lost. His works have been quoted extensively by Sankaranarayana (869 AD) and Udayadivakara (1073 AD) and by Nilakantha Somayaji.


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