An astronomical work, called the Surya-siddhanta (" knowledge of the Sun "), of uncertain authorship and probably belonging to the 4th or 5th century, was considered of great merit by the Hindus, who ranked it only second to the work of Brahmagupta, who flourished about a century later.
Colebrooke (1817), and of the Surya-siddhanta by E.
They are, in fact, the bhogas of the Surya-Siddhanta.
With the respective and relative positions in the zodiac of the sun, moon and planets, the character of their action 1 Whitney, Notes to Surya-Siddhanta, p. zoo.
The fort of Gwalior was traditionally built by one Surya Sen, the raja of the neighbouring country.
In the original myth the Harlungs, who are not to be confused with the Hartung brothers, were sent to bring home Surya, the bride of the sky-god, Irmintiu.
(5) The higher elemental gods sometimes, like the sun, as the Indian Surya, the Egyptian Re, the Babylonian Shamash (Samas), the Greek Helios, retain their distinct connexion with the visible object.