Bhagapavaha, Bhāgāpavāha, Bhaga-apavaha: 2 definitions
Bhagapavaha 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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Indian National Science Academy: Annual Report 2015-16 (astronomy)
Bhāgāpavāha (भागापवाह) refers to “assimilation of fractional decrease”, as explained in the Kriyākramakarī: a [16th-century] Sanskrit work on mathematics written by Śaṅkara and Nārāyaṇa.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhāgāpavāha (भागापवाह).—m S In arithmetic. A mixed quantity where the fraction is minus: opp. to bhāgānubandha.
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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