Jyotirganavivecana, Jyotirgana-vivecana, Jyotirgaṇavivecana: 1 definition


Jyotirganavivecana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jyotirganavivechana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jyotirgaṇavivecana (ज्योतिर्गणविवेचन).—(jyotirgaṇavicintana)—reckoning and research in astronomy with the help of the Śāstras, experience, observation, and comparison; physical eyes, science, waters, writing and counting are essential instruments in this science.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 24. 152; Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 123.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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