Vrittaparinaha, Vṛttapariṇāha, Vritta-parinaha: 3 definitions


Vrittaparinaha 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 Vṛttapariṇāha can be transliterated into English as Vrttaparinaha or Vrittaparinaha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Vrittaparinaha in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Vṛttapariṇāha (वृत्तपरिणाह).—Circumference of a circle. Note: Vṛtta-pariṇāha is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vrittaparinaha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛttapariṇāha (वृत्तपरिणाह).—the circumference of a circle.

Derivable forms: vṛttapariṇāhaḥ (वृत्तपरिणाहः).

Vṛttapariṇāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛtta and pariṇāha (परिणाह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛttapariṇāha (वृत्तपरिणाह):—[=vṛtta-pariṇāha] [from vṛtta > vṛt] m. the circumference of a circle, [Āryabhaṭa]

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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 (even English!). 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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