Virodhakrit, Virodhakṛt, Virodha-krit: 2 definitions

Introduction

Virodhakrit 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.

The Sanskrit term Virodhakṛt can be transliterated into English as Virodhakrt or Virodhakrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Virodhakrit (विरोधक्रित्) or Virodhikṛt refers to the forty-fifth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native whose birth falls in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘virodhakrit’ remains engrossed in the worship of Lord Shiva, is given to anger, quarrels with or opposes many and neglects his father.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year virodhakrit (2031-2032 AD) will be credulous, ill-tempered, indigent and given to wandering.

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context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (V) next»] — Virodhakrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Virodhakṛt (विरोधकृत्).—a. opposing. (-m.) an enemy.

Virodhakṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms virodha and kṛt (कृत्).

context information

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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