Ahoratravritta, Ahōrātravṛtta, Ahorātravṛtta, Ahoratra-vritta: 2 definitions


Ahoratravritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit terms Ahōrātravṛtta and Ahorātravṛtta can be transliterated into English as Ahoratravrtta or Ahoratravritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Ahorātravṛtta (अहोरात्रवृत्त).—Diurnal circle. Note: Ahorātra-vṛtta is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ahōrātravṛtta (अहोरात्रवृत्त).—n S The circle described by the sun in his daily course; a parallel of declination or parallel of latitude.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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