Adhimasa, Adhimāsa: 13 definitions
Adhimasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Adhimasa has 11 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Adhimas.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Adhimāsa (अधिमास):—(1. adhi + māsa) m. Schaltmonat [MALAMĀSATATTVA im Śabdakalpadruma]
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Adhimāsa (अधिमास):—[Sūryasiddhānta 1, 40. 49.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Adhimāsa (अधिमास):—und ka m. Schaltmonat.
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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Significance of the Moon in Ancient Civilizations (by Radhakrishnan. P)
5. Chandramasa and Seasons < [Chapter 5 - Adoration of the Sun and Moon]
1. Assumptions of Vedakala < [Chapter 5 - Adoration of the Sun and Moon]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 60 - The Importance of the Intercalary Month < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 61 - The Greatness of the Intercalary Month < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 206 - Procedure for Performing Śrāddha < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 20 - Measurement of Space and Time < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)