Keywords: Āryabhaṭa, Aśmaka, Kusumapura, Pāṭaliputra
Āryabhaṭa is acknowledged as one of the astute astronomers of early India. His school of astronomy is well known and widespread all over India, especially in the South. However, differing voices are heard about his name, date and provenance. An attempt is made herein below to examine these matters and set things right.
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