Vrishapraja, Vṛṣaprajā: 1 definition



Vrishapraja 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 Vṛṣaprajā can be transliterated into English as Vrsapraja or Vrishapraja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Vṛṣaprajā (वृषप्रजा) or Vṛṣa refers to the fifteenth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native having birth in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘vrishapraja’ praises the work done by his own self, does things which are blameworthy, remains in the company of men of vicious or wicked conduct, accomplishes things for others, has many wives, is dirty (base), lazy and avaricious (greedy).

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year vrishapraja (2001-2002 AD) will be a pauper, lost to all sense of shame and engaged in doing what is wrong.

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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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