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एतत् पृष्ठम् अपरिष्कृतम् अस्ति

INTRODUCTION This Part contains a critically edited text of the Laghu- BfiSskarlya ("the smaller work of Bhaskara I") and its English translation with notes and comments where necessary. Sanskrit Text. In editing the text I have made use of the following four manuscripts in the collection of the late Dr. A. N. Singh : MS. A— Containing the text only ; MS. B— Containing the text together with the commen- tary of 6ankaranarayana (869 A. D,); MS. C — Containing the text together with the com- mentary of Udayadivakara (1073 A. D.) ; MS. D — Containing the text together with the com- mentary of Paramesvara (1408 A.D.). The manuscripts consulted by me are generally in good condition but at places there are imperfections and omissions. In none of them are the verses numbered. MSS. A, B, and C are complete whereas MS. D breaks off at the end of the seventh chapter. B. D. Apte acquired a complete copy of MS. D which he has published in the Anandasrama Sanskrit Series. I have called his edition P. The following is a chapterwise analysis of the extents of the manuscripts consulted by me :