Yogatara, aka: Yogatārā, Yoga-tara; 4 Definition(s)
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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)
Yogatārā (योगतारा).—The “junction-stars” (yogatārā) of the nakṣatras are the prominent stars of the nakṣatras which were used in the study of the conjunction of the planets, especially the Moon, with them.Source: Wikisource: The Laghubhāskarīya of Bhāskara
Yogatārā (योगतारा).—Junction-stars, being the prominent stars of the twenty-seven nakṣatras used by the Hindu astronomers for the study of the conjunction of the planets, especially of the Moon with them. Note: Yoga-tārā is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Yogatārā (योगतारा).—the chief star in a Nakṣatra or constellation.
Yogatārā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and tārā (तारा). See also (synonyms): yogatārakā.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-rā) The chief star in a constellation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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