Bhinnabhagahara, Bhinnabhāgahara, Bhinna-bhagahara: 4 definitions

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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Indian National Science Academy: Annual Report 2015-16 (astronomy)

Bhinnabhāgahāra (भिन्नभागहार) refers to “division of fractions”, as explained in the Kriyākramakarī: a [16th-century] Sanskrit work on mathematics written by Śaṅkara and Nārāyaṇa.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhinnabhāgahara (भिन्नभागहर).—division of fractions.

Derivable forms: bhinnabhāgaharaḥ (भिन्नभागहरः).

Bhinnabhāgahara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhinna and bhāgahara (भागहर).

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

Bhinnabhāgahara (भिन्नभागहर).—m.

(-raḥ) Division of fractions. E. bhinna and bhāgahara division.

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

Bhinnabhāgahara (भिन्नभागहर):—[=bhinna-bhāga-hara] [from bhinna > bhid] ([probably] [wrong reading] for -hāra), m. division of fractions, [Līlāvatī of bhāskara]

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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. 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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