Nakshatrayoga, Nakṣatrayoga, Nakshatra-yoga: 4 definitions
Nakshatrayoga 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.
The Sanskrit term Nakṣatrayoga can be transliterated into English as Naksatrayoga or Nakshatrayoga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Nakṣatrayoga (नक्षत्रयोग).—It is ordained in the Purāṇas that alms-giving on each star or day will be rewarded by particular attainments. This is called Nakṣatrayoga. The Nakṣatrayoga of each star is given below:— Aśvayuk:—Those who give horses and chariots as alms on this day, would be born again in a noble family. (See full article at Story of Nakṣatrayoga from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nakṣatrayoga (नक्षत्रयोग).—the conjunction of the moon with the lunar mansions.
Derivable forms: nakṣatrayogaḥ (नक्षत्रयोगः).
Nakṣatrayoga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and yoga (योग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nakṣatrayoga (नक्षत्रयोग).—m. the moon’s conjunction with the lunar mansions, Mahābhārata 5, 1905.
Nakṣatrayoga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and yoga (योग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nakṣatrayoga (नक्षत्रयोग):—[=nakṣatra-yoga] [from nakṣatra > nakṣ] m. conjunction of (moon with the) N°s [ib.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Nakshatrayogadana.
Ends with: Suryanakshatrayoga.
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