[Q]jyoti.h'saastra - what is "catarchic"?

thayashi at doshisha.ac.jp thayashi at doshisha.ac.jp
Thu May 16 13:33:33 UTC 1996

Birgit Kellner wrote:
>A student at our institute wants to study jyoti.h'saastra and came across
>the expression "catarchic astrology". Would any of the distinguished
>list-members know what it means? We could't find this expression in any
>available dictionary. 

It is a kind of astrology concerning the determination of a time
appropriate for the beginning (Gr. catarche) of an action.


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