Bhinnagunana, Bhinnaguṇana, Bhinna-gunana: 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)

Bhinnaguṇana (भिन्नगुणन) refers to “multiplication 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhinnaguṇana (भिन्नगुणन).—multiplication of fractions; अंशाहतिश्छेदवधेन भक्ता लब्धं विभिन्ने गुणने फलं स्यात् (aṃśāhatiśchedavadhena bhaktā labdhaṃ vibhinne guṇane phalaṃ syāt) Līlā.

Derivable forms: bhinnaguṇanam (भिन्नगुणनम्).

Bhinnaguṇana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhinna and guṇana (गुणन).

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

Bhinnaguṇana (भिन्नगुणन).—n.

(-naṃ) Multiplication of fractions. E. bhinna, and guṇana multiplying.

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

Bhinnaguṇana (भिन्नगुणन):—[=bhinna-guṇana] [from bhinna > bhid] n. multiplication of fractions, [Colebrooke]

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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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