„In Indian astronomy, the prime meridian is the great circle of the Earth passing through the north and south poles, Ujjayinī and Laṅkā, where Laṅkā was assumed to be on the Earth's equator.“

—  Aryabhata

In Aryabhatiya quoted in: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson Aryabhata the Elder http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Aryabhata_I.html, School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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