Candramasa, aka: Cāndramāsa, Cāndramasa, Candra-masa; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—(or saṣimāsa) Lunar month or Lunation. Note: Cāndra-māsa is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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cāndramāsa (चांद्रमास).—a Lunar. cāndramāsa m Lunar month.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस).—a. (- f.) [चन्द्रमस इदम् अण् (candramasa idam aṇ)] Relating to the moon, lunar; लब्धोदया चान्द्रमसीव लेखा (labdhodayā cāndramasīva lekhā) Ku.1.25; चन्द्रं गता पद्मगुणान्न भुङ्क्ते पद्माश्रिता चान्द्रमसीमभिख्याम् (candraṃ gatā padmaguṇānna bhuṅkte padmāśritā cāndramasīmabhikhyām) 1.43; R.2.39; Bg.8.25.

-saḥ The lunar year; विचाली हि संवत्सरशब्दः सावनोऽपि गणितदिवसकः (vicālī hi saṃvatsaraśabdaḥ sāvano'pi gaṇitadivasakaḥ) ... चान्द्रमसोऽपि (cāndramaso'pi) ŚB. on MS.6.7.39.

-sī Name of the wife of Bṛhaspati.

-sam 1 The constellation मृगशिरस् (mṛgaśiras).

2) The stars in Orion.

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Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—a lunar month.

Derivable forms: cāndramāsaḥ (चान्द्रमासः).

Cāndramāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cāndra and māsa (मास).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sī-saṃ) Lunar, relating or belonging to the moon, &c. n.

(-saṃ) The constellation Mrigasira: stars in Orion. E. candramas the moon, and aṇ affix; the moon being its ruling deity.

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Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—m.

(-saḥ) A lunar month, from new moon to new moon, when it is called Mukhya, and from full moon to full moon it is termed Gouna. E. cāndra lunar, māsa month.

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