Shighraparidhi, Śīghraparidhi, Shighra-paridhi: 2 definitions

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Shighraparidhi 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 Śīghraparidhi can be transliterated into English as Sighraparidhi or Shighraparidhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Śīghraparidhi (शीघ्रपरिधि).—Circumference of the śīghra epicycle. Note: Śīghra-paridhi 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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śīghraparidhi (शीघ्रपरिधि).—m. the epicycle of the conjunction of a planet.

Derivable forms: śīghraparidhiḥ (शीघ्रपरिधिः).

Śīghraparidhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīghra and paridhi (परिधि).

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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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