Definition of Caitra

1. Noun. The first Hindu calendar month (corresponding to March in the Gregorian calendar).

Exact synonyms: Chait
Group relationships: Hindu Calendar
Generic synonyms: Hindu Calendar Month
Terms within: Ramanavami



Caitra Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Caitra Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caitra

Caiman sclerops
Cain
Cain complex
Cainamero
Cainameros
Cairbre Nia Fer
Cairene
Cairina
Cairina moschata
Cairngorms
Cairns
Cairns mechanism
Cairo
Caitlin
Caitlyn
Caitra
Cajal's astrocyte stain
Cajal's cell
Cajanus
Cajanus cajan
Cajetan
Cajun
Cajun English
Cajun French
Cajuns
Cakchiquel
Cakile
Cakile maritima
Cal
Cal-Mex

Literary usage of Caitra

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"... of caitra in Sarp. 1766 = ca. 18 March 1709. No author mentioned. ... of caitra in Nep. Sarn. 834 = 20 March 1714. With the Sarala of Bharata. ..."

2. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1976)
"... of caitra in Sanr 1852, Saka 1717 - 11 April 1795. Cambridge R.15.113. Ff. 1-65 (ff. ... of caitra in Sarp. 1853 = ca. 30 April 17% from a manuscript ..."

3. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"The first Nine Nights of caitra are dedicated to the goddess ParvaĀ«, ... In this same month of caitra, on the ninth day of the bright of the moon, ..."

4. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Sanskrit Astronomical Manuscripts Preserved by David Edwin Pingree (2003)
"... of caitra in Sam. 1829, Saka 1694 = 17 April 1772. Verso: computation according to the ... of caitra in Sam. 1829, Saka 1694 = 23 March 1773. 218. ..."

5. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1899)
"He thinks (as noted above) that the opening of the play is to be laid at the beginning of the month caitra (see above), and he is of the opinion that " the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Caitra

Search for Caitra on Dictionary.com!Search for Caitra on Thesaurus.com!Search for Caitra on Google!Search for Caitra on Wikipedia!

Search