Difference between revisions of "Ritu"

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(New page: A unit of time. A Ritu equals 3 months where each month is composed of 30 days and each day of 60 muhoortams.)
 
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A unit of time.
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A unit of time or season. Ritu equals two months where each month is composed of 30 days and each day of 60 muhoortams. A year has six ritus.  
  
A Ritu equals 3 months where each month is composed of 30 days and each day of 60 [[muhoortam]]s.
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In the general sense ritu is used to refer to a duration of cyclic phenomenon - ritu refers to a season. Ritu carya is seasonal routine.
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Menstrual cycle of woman is also called ritu - ritu kala is the menstrual period and ritu snana marks the end of it.

Revision as of 09:39, 14 December 2008

A unit of time or season. Ritu equals two months where each month is composed of 30 days and each day of 60 muhoortams. A year has six ritus.

In the general sense ritu is used to refer to a duration of cyclic phenomenon - ritu refers to a season. Ritu carya is seasonal routine.

Menstrual cycle of woman is also called ritu - ritu kala is the menstrual period and ritu snana marks the end of it.