Utkramajya, aka: Utkramajyā, Utkrama-jya; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Utkramajyā (उत्क्रमज्या).—(also known as utkramaṇa) R versed sine. Note: Utkramajyā 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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Utkramajyā (उत्क्रमज्या).—(in Geometry) The versed sine; Sūrya.

Utkramajyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms utkrama and jyā (ज्या).

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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