Samacakravala, aka: Samacakravāla, Sama-cakravala; 2 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Samachakravala.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Samacakravāla (समचक्रवाल).—Circle. Note: Sama-cakravāla is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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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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Samacakravala in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Samacakravāla (समचक्रवाल).—a circle.

Derivable forms: samacakravālam (समचक्रवालम्).

Samacakravāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sama and cakravāla (चक्रवाल).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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