Yugasamvatsara, Yugasaṃvatsara, Yuga-samvatsara: 2 definitions


Yugasamvatsara 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.

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[«previous next»] — Yugasamvatsara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yugasaṃvatsara (युगसंवत्सर):—[=yuga-saṃvatsara] [from yuga > yuj] m. the lunar year serving for the completion of the Yuga of 5 years, [Sūryaprajñapti]

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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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