Kanyalakshana, aka: Kanyālakṣaṇa, Kanya-lakshana; 2 Definition(s)


Kanyalakshana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Kanyālakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Kanyalaksana or Kanyalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Kanyālakṣaṇa (कन्यालक्षण) refers to “the features of women” as well as the name of the 70th chapter of the Bṛhat-saṃhita.

Source: archive.org: The Bṛhat-saṃhitā of Varāha-mihira
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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.

Discover the meaning of kanyalakshana or kanyalaksana in the context of Jyotisha from relevant books on Exotic India

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Kanyālakṣaṇa (कन्यालक्षण) refers to the “marks of girls” and represents the name of a chapter of the Śārdūlakarṇāvadāna. It is found in the corpus of Mahāyāna Buddhist literature known as the Divyāvadāna and preserves a good deal of brahmanic learning related to Jyotiḥśāstra.

Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

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