Shravishtha-nakshatra, Śraviṣṭhā-nakṣatra: 1 definition


Shravishtha-nakshatra 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 Śraviṣṭhā-nakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Sravistha-naksatra or Shravishtha-nakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

The Śraviṣṭhā-nakṣatra (श्रविष्ठा-नक्षत्र) is another name for the Dhaniṣṭha-nakṣatra, a particular section of the ecliptic. Śraviṣṭhā means “swiftest”

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