Yamyottara, aka: Yamya-uttara, Yāmyōttarā, Yāmyottarā, Yāmyottara; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—(or yāmyottaravṛtta or yāmyottaramaṇḍala) The local meridian. Note: Yāmyottara is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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yāmyōttarā (याम्योत्तरा).—f S A secondary or a great circle perpendicular to another great circle.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—a. going from south to north. °वृत्तम् (vṛttam) the solstitial colure.

Yāmyottara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yāmya and uttara (उत्तर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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