Bhagola, Bha-gola: 6 definitions



Bhagola means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Bhagola (भगोल).—Sphere of asterisms, with its centre at the Earth's centre. Note: Bha-gola 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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhagola (भगोल).—the starry sphere.

Derivable forms: bhagolaḥ (भगोलः).

Bhagola is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bha and gola (गोल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhagola (भगोल).—m.

(-laḥ) The starry sphere.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhagola (भगोल):—[=bha-gola] [from bha] m. the starry sphere, vault of heaven, [Sūryasiddhānta]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhagola (भगोल):—(1. bha + gola) m. das Sternengewölbe, das Firmament [Sūryasiddhānta 12, 55. 62.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bhagola (भगोल):—m. das Sternengewölbe , Firmament ; Sternsphäre Comm. zu [Bhāskara’s Golādhyāya (Kern) 6,10.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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