Uttaraphalguninakshatra, aka: Uttaraphalguni-nakshatra, Uttaraphalgunīnakṣatra; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Uttaraphalgunīnakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Uttaraphalguninaksatra or Uttaraphalguninakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Uttaraphalgunīnakṣatra (उत्तरफल्गुनीनक्षत्र) is another name for Uttaraphalgunī: a particular section of the ecliptic. Nakṣatra means “Lunar mansion” and corresponds to a specific region of the sky through which the moon passes each day. Uttara(-phalgunī) means “the second (reddish) one” and is associated with the deity known as Aryamā (God of vows).

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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