Kalayukti, Kālayukti, Kala-yukti: 4 definitions


Kalayukti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Kalayukti in Jyotisha glossary
Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Kālayukti (कालयुक्ति) or Kālayukta refers to the fifty-second saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native who gets birth in the ‘samvatsara’ named ‘kalayukti’ derives pleasure from speaking too much without any purpose, is endowed with blamed (base) intellect, is devoid of fortune, Yama (the god of Death) incarnate when a quarrel arises and is weak bodied.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year kalayukti (2038-2039 AD) will become an astrologer and will have fortune, enjoyment an works of beneficence.

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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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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Kālayukti (कालयुक्ति) is the fifty-second of sixty years (saṃvatsara) in the Vedic lunar calendar according to the Arcana-dīpikā by Vāmana Mahārāja (cf. Appendix).—Accordingl, There are sixty different names for each year in the Vedic lunar calendar, which begins on the new moon day (Amāvasyā) after the appearance day of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu (Gaura-pūrṇimā), in February or March. The Vedic year [viz., Kālayukti], therefore, does not correspond exactly with the Christian solar calendar year.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalayukti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāḷayukti (ಕಾಳಯುಕ್ತಿ):—[noun] the fifty second year of sixty-year cycle of Hindu reckoning.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalayukti in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kāḷayukti (காளயுக்தி) noun < Kālayukti. The 52nd year of the Indian cycle of 60 years; வருஷம் அறுபதில் ஐம்பத்திரண்டாவதாண்டு. [varusham arupathil aimbathirandavathandu.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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