Jyotihshastra, aka: Jyotiḥśāstra, Jyotis-shastra; 3 Definition(s)
Jyotihshastra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Jyotiḥśāstra can be transliterated into English as Jyotihsastra or Jyotihshastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)
Jyotiḥśāstra (ज्योतिःशास्त्र) is a text from a classical body of literature on the topic of Hindu astrology, known as jyotiṣa, dating to the medieval period of Classical Sanskrit literature. Pingree classifies as jyotiḥśastra (treatises on jyotiṣa) manuscripts on astronomy, mathematics, astrology and divination, and estimates that about 10% of surviving Sanskrit manuscripts belong to the category.Source: academia.edu: Tithikarmaguṇa in Gārgīyajyotiṣa
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.
Languages of India and abroad
jyōtiḥśāstra (ज्योतिःशास्त्र).—n (S) Astronomical or astrological science: also a treatise upon it.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Jyotiḥśāstra (ज्योतिःशास्त्र).—n. (straṃ) 1. The science of Astronomy or astrology. E. jyotis and śāstra a Scripture.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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