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Śatabhiṣa, aka: Shatabhisha, Śatabhiṣā; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Śatabhiṣa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Śatabhiṣā (शतभिषा).—A constellation.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 23. 6.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Śatabhiṣa (शतभिष, ‘having a hundred physicians’) or Śatabhiṣaj seems to be λ Aquarii with the others around it vaguely conceived as numbering a hundred.

Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Relevant definitions

Search found 2 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Śatabhiṣā-nakṣatra
Śatabhiṣā-nakṣatra (शतभिषा-नक्षत्र):—Name for a particular section of the ecliptic. Na...
Śatatārakā-nakṣatra
The Śatatārakā-nakṣatra (शततारका-नक्षत्र) is another name for the Śatabhiṣā-nakṣatra, a part...

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