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


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.

The Sanskrit term Śatabhiṣa can be transliterated into English as Shatabhisha or Satabhisa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


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 historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. 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

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

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