Yamakau-nakshatra, aka: Yamakau-nakṣatra; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Yamakau-nakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Yamakau-naksatra or Yamakau-nakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[Yamakau-nakshatra in Hinduism glossaries]

The Yamakau-nakṣatra (यमकौ-नक्षत्र) is another name for the Punarvasu-nakṣatra, a particular section of the ecliptic. Yamakau means “the two chariots”.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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