Svabhanu, aka: Svabhānu; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Svabhānu (स्वभानु) or Subhānu refers to the seventeenth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native getting birth in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘svabhanu’ has curly hair, simple nature, beautiful form (body), is the conqueror of the enemy side, wise, courteous, has smiling joyful face and is endowed with splendour or magnificence.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year svabhanu (2003-2004 AD) will have the learning, conduct and virtue characteristic of his tribe or race.

Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas
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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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