Juka, Jūka: 5 definitions
Juka 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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Jūka (जूक).—Sign Libra. Note: Jūka is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jūka (जूक).—The sign Libra of the zodiac (a word of Greek origin).
Derivable forms: jūkaḥ (जूकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jūka (जूक):—[from jū] [from] ζυγόν the sign Libra, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Jūka (जूक):—(aus dem griech. ζυγόν) die Wage im Thierkreise [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 1, 7. 8.] yūka [18, 2.]
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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Ends with (+3): Ajjuka, Anujjuka, Bijuka, Corarajjuka, Ishtiyajuka, Jinjuka, Kanjuka, Kavinjuka, Majjuka, Manjuka, Najuka, Rajjuka, Ranjuka, Rijuka, Sajuka, Savijjuka, Suttarajjuka, Tantarajjuka, Ujjuka, Ujuka.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)