Tajika, aka: Tājika; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[Tajika in Jyotisha glossaries]

Tājika (ताजिक).—A Persian form of horoscopic astrology. Note: Tājika is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

(Source): Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Tajika in Sanskrit glossaries]

Tājika (ताजिक).—

1) A Persian (mlecchaviśeṣaḥ); Ks.37. 36.

2) Name of a breed of an excellent horse; ताजिकाः खुरशालाश्च तुषाराश्चोत्तमा हयाः (tājikāḥ khuraśālāśca tuṣārāścottamā hayāḥ) Aśvachikitsā.

Derivable forms: tājikaḥ (ताजिकः).

See also (synonyms): tājita.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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