Tulakosha, aka: Tulākośa, Tula-kosha, Tulākoṣa; 3 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Tulākośa and Tulākoṣa can be transliterated into English as Tulakosa or Tulakosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Tulākośa (तुलाकोश) refers to the “weighing on balance” and is the name of the fortieth chapter of the Gārgīyajyotiṣa. The Gārgīyajyotiṣa is one of the most comprehensive of Garga’s texts and written in the form of a dialogue between Krauṣṭuki (Ṛṣiputra) and Garga discussing astral and other omens, comprising a total of sixty-two chapters (viz., tulā-kośa), known as aṅgas and summarized in the Aṅgasamuddiśa (“enumeration of the divisions”, introductory portion).

Source: Wisdom Library: Jyotiṣa
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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tulākōśa (तुलाकोश).—m S tulāparīkṣā f S Ordeal by the balance.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Tulākośa (तुलाकोश) or Tulākoṣa (तुलाकोष).—

1) ordeal by weighing, weighing on a balance; हीनस्य नाशोऽभ्यधिकस्य वृद्धिस्तुल्येन तुल्यं तुलितं तुलायाम् । एतत्तुलाकोशरहस्यमुक्तम् (hīnasya nāśo'bhyadhikasya vṛddhistulyena tulyaṃ tulitaṃ tulāyām | etattulākośarahasyamuktam)... Bṛ. S.26.1.

2) a place where a balance is kept.

Derivable forms: tulākośaḥ (तुलाकोशः), tulākoṣaḥ (तुलाकोषः).

Tulākośa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tulā and kośa (कोश).

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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