Savanamasa, Sāvanamāsa, Savana-Masa: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Savanamasa 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Savanamasa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sāvanamāsa (सावनमास).—12 months of 30 days each; year of 360 days.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 223.
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of savanamasa in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Savanamasa in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Sāvanamāsa (सावनमास).—30 civil days. Note: Sāvana-māsa is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Jyotisha book cover
context information

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 savanamasa in the context of Jyotisha from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: