Candravarsha, Cāndravarśa, Candra-varsha: 1 definition



Candravarsha 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.

The Sanskrit term Cāndravarśa can be transliterated into English as Candravarsa or Candravarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandravarsha.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Cāndravarśa (चान्द्रवर्श).—Twelve lunar months. Note: Cāndra-varśa 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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