Parvanadi, Parvanāḍī, Parvan-nadi, Parva-nadi: 3 definitions


Parvanadi 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Parvanāḍī (पर्वनाडी).—The nāḍīs of the full Moon or new Moon tithi (also called parva) which are to elapse at Sunrise on that day. In other words, the time in nāḍīs which is to elapse at Sunrise before the time of conjunction or opposition of the Sun and the Moon. Note: Parva-nāḍī is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Parvanadi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parvanāḍī (पर्वनाडी).—time of opposition or conjunction.

Parvanāḍī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parvan and nāḍī (नाडी).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parvanāḍī (पर्वनाडी):—[=parva-nāḍī] [from parva > parv] f. ‘moment of the Parvan’, moment of opposition or conjunction, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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