Shunyaparikarmashtaka, Śūnyaparikarmāṣṭaka, Shunya-parikarmashtaka: 1 definition


Shunyaparikarmashtaka 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 Śūnyaparikarmāṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Sunyaparikarmastaka or Shunyaparikarmashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Indian National Science Academy: Annual Report 2015-16 (astronomy)

Śūnyaparikarmāṣṭaka (शून्यपरिकर्माष्टक) refers to “eight operations on zero”, as explained in the Kriyākramakarī: a [16th-century] Sanskrit work on mathematics written by Śaṅkara and Nārāyaṇa.

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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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