Tribhamaurvika, Tribhamaurvikā, Tribha-maurvika: 4 definitions


Tribhamaurvika 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: INSA Digital Repository: Determination of Ascensional Difference in the Lagnaprakarana

Tribhamaurvikā (त्रिभमौर्विका) refers to the “(the result from the) radius”, according to verse 18 of the Lagnaprakaraṇa (lit. “treatise for the computation of the ascendant), an astronomical work in eight chapters dealing with the determination of the ascendant (udayalagna or orient ecliptic point).—Accordingly, “The quotient obtained from dividing the product [of the Rsine] of the declination and the Rsine of the latitude by the Rcosine of the latitude is the earth-sine. They (i.e. scholars) know [the result] from the radius (tribhamaurvikā) multiplied earth-sine divided by the day-radius converted to an arc to be the ascensional difference”.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tribhamaurvika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tribhamaurvikā (त्रिभमौर्विका):—[=tri-bha-maurvikā] [from tri-bha > tri] f. = tri-j, [iii]

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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 (even English!). 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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