Shighrakendra, aka: Śīghrakēndra, Śīghrakendra, Shighra-kendra; 3 Definition(s)
Shighrakendra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Śīghrakēndra and Śīghrakendra can be transliterated into English as Sighrakendra or Shighrakendra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)
Śīghrakendra (शीघ्रकेन्द्र).—The śīghra anomaly. Note: Śīghra-kendra is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
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Śīghrakendra (शीघ्रकेन्द्र).—The longitude of the planet's śīghrocca i.e., the apex of fastest motion, minus the longitude of the planet. Note: Śīghra-kendra is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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.
Languages of India and abroad
śīghrakēndra (शीघ्रकेंद्र).—n S Distance of the sun from a superior planet or of an inferior planet from the sun.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Śīghrakendra (शीघ्रकेन्द्र).—the distance from the conjunction (of a planet).
Derivable forms: śīghrakendram (शीघ्रकेन्द्रम्).
Śīghrakendra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīghra and kendra (केन्द्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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