Nakshatravidya, aka: Nakṣatravidyā, Nakshatra-vidya; 3 Definition(s)
Nakshatravidya 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 Nakṣatravidyā can be transliterated into English as Naksatravidya or Nakshatravidya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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nakṣatravidyā (नक्षत्रविद्या).—f (S) Science of the stars, astronomy.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nakṣatravidyā (नक्षत्रविद्या).—f Science of the stars, astro- nomy.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Nakṣatravidyā (नक्षत्रविद्या).—astronomy or astrology; Ch. Up.7.1.2.
Nakṣatravidyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and vidyā (विद्या).Source: DDSA: The practical 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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