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1 article for "Tithi"

Tithi [Astro*Index]

East Indian and Tibetan astrology.

A thirtieth part of the lunar synodic cycle; the time it takes for the aspect between the sun and moon to reach a multiple of twelve degrees. Each tithi is further divided into two parts called karanas.

See also:
♦ Lunar ♦ Hindu Calendar ♦ Hindu Astrology ♦ Lunar Day ♦ Karana


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