Shankuvicara, Śaṅkuvicāra, Shanku-vicara: 2 definitions
Shankuvicara 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 Śaṅkuvicāra can be transliterated into English as Sankuvicara or Shankuvicara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shankuvichara.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Śaṅkuvicāra (शङ्कुविचार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—‘how to find the hours of different days by driving pegs into the earth in sunshine’, by Lakṣmīpati. NW. 524.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṅkuvicāra (शङ्कुविचार):—[=śaṅku-vicāra] [from śaṅku] m. Name of [work] (containing rules for finding out the hours by the shadows of pegs driven into the earth in sunshine) by Lakṣmī-pati, [Catalogue(s)]
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