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Ganesa

(gənā`sə), b. 1507, d. after 1564, Indian astronomer. As a boy of 13 in a village N of Mumbai, Ganesa wrote a treatise on astronomy, the Grahalaghava, which has often been reprinted and which has inspired many commentaries. In 1525 he composed a book of lunar tables that was also widely studied. His other works on astronomy, astrology, and Hindu law are less familiar.
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However, the images of Brahma, Mahadewa, Ganesa, the Bull Nandi, and other Hindu/Buddhist deities that could still be found in Java were of finer quality than those of India.
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