Bhuvanadipaka, Bhuvanadīpaka: 4 definitions


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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I (astronomy)

Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक) or Grahabhāvaprakāśa is the name of a work by Padmaprabhusūri (classified as literature dealing with astronomy, astrology, divination, medicine). The Bhuvanadīpaka (in Sanskrit) is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The Bhuvanadīpaka is an astrological treatise, here in 171 verses. the work belongs to the praśna-genre, and is one of the most popular. ‘It gives the elements of astrology (1642); lists the queries to be judged from each astrological place (42-54), and discusses, in addition to more common topics, prices (127-137), sailing (138-144), and sex (163-164)’ [Pingree, Jyotiḥśāstra, p. 112]. Padmaprabhasūri, a member of the nāgapurīya branch of the tapāgaccha and a pupil of Devasūri, wrote it in VS 1221 (= 1164 CE). Several authors, Jain and non-Jain, commented upon this work.

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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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[«previous next»] — Bhuvanadipaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—or bhuvanapradīpaka See Grahabhāvaprakāśa.

Bhuvanadīpaka has the following synonyms: Bhuvanadīpa.

2) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—jy. Ben. 31. Pheh. 10 (and—[commentary]). Rādh. 35 (and—[commentary]). Oudh. Xiv, 48.
—[commentary] by Ayodhyāprasāda. Np. I, 146.
—[commentary] by Siṃhatilaka. Vienna. 15.

Bhuvanadīpaka has the following synonyms: Bhuvanadīpa.

3) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—jy. by Nāracandra. B. 4, 170.

4) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—jy.
—[commentary] by Siṃhatilaka. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 61.

5) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—by Padmaprabha Sūri. Ulwar 1886.

Bhuvanadīpaka has the following synonyms: Grahabhāvaprakāśa.

6) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—by Padmanābhaprabha. As p. 60 (and C.). 133 (and C.).

Bhuvanadīpaka has the following synonyms: Grahabhāvaprakāśa.

7) Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—astrol. L.. 1114.

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

Bhuvanadīpaka (भुवनदीपक):—[=bhuvana-dīpaka] [from bhuvana > bhū] m. Name of [work] (and ka-śāstra n.)

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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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