Terms

Hindu Zodiac

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Below is a partial list of some of the terms in Hindu astrology that appear to have a Greek origin.

Table 1. Zodiacal Signs

Sanskrit Greek English

Kriya Krios Aries
Tavura Tauros Taurus
Jituma Didumoi Gemini
Kulira Karkinos Cancer
Leya Leon Leo
Pathona Parthenos Virgo
Juka Zugos Libra
Kaurpi Skorpios Scorpio
Taukshika Toxotes Sagittarius
Akokera Aigokeres Capricorn
Hridroga Hudrochoos Aquarius
Chettha Ichthues Pisces
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