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Acchavaka, aka: Acchāvāka; 1 Definition(s)

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Acchavaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Acchāvāka (अच्छावाक).—The Agni at Bhuvasthānam.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 28.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Avasyu
Avasyu (अवस्यु).—The Agni-Acchāvāka at Bhuvasthānam.** Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 28.
Bhuvasthana
Bhuvasthāna (भुवस्थान).—The place of Acchāvaka agni.** Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 28.

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