Horashastra, aka: Hora-shastra, Horāśāstra; 1 Definition(s)

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Horashastra 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 Horāśāstra can be transliterated into English as Horasastra or Horashastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Horāśāstra (होराशास्त्र):—In horoscopy (horāśāstra), the zodiac is divided into twelve houses (bhāvas) which are different from the twelve signs (rāśis). The twelve houses are divided on the basis of four key points where the ecliptic intersects the local horizon and the local meridian.

Source: Sanskrit Vimarsah: The Dhruvabhrama-Yantra of Padmanābha

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