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This book covers the works of BhÄskara, in particular, his monumental treatise on astronomy, the SiddhÄntaÅiromaá¹i, his astronomical handbook, the Karaá¹akutÅ«hala, and his two mathematical treatises, the LÄ«lavatÄ« and the BÄ«jagaá¹ita, on arithmetic and algebra, respectively. It is a collection of selected papers presented at BhÄskara 900, an international conference commemorate the 900th birth anniversary of the great Indian mathematician BhÄskarÄcÄrya. BhÄskara-prabhÄ, the radiance of BhÄskara, presents the Indian mathematical tradition and the place of BhÄskara in it. The aim of this book is to instill a sense of pride in younger generations of one of their most celebrated thinkers, by sketching some details of his mathematical achievements and capturing their imagination through his poetic flair. It is intended to raise a greater awareness among students and teachers of Indiaâs rich mathematical heritage.