Adhvarakanda, Adhvarakāṇḍa, Adhvara-kanda: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhvarakāṇḍa (अध्वरकाण्ड).—[ṣa. ta.] part of the शतपथब्राह्मण (śatapathabrāhmaṇa) which treats of sacrifices.

Derivable forms: adhvarakāṇḍam (अध्वरकाण्डम्).

Adhvarakāṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhvara and kāṇḍa (काण्ड).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Adhvarakāṇḍa (अध्वरकाण्ड) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—adhvarakāṇḍa, the third book of the Śatapathabrāhmaṇa (M. Ś.). W. p. 43. 45. Oxf. 361^a. 394^b. 395^b. Ben. 9. Proceed. Asb. 1870, 314; the fourth in the Kaṇvaśākhā. Oxf. 395^a.

2) Adhvarakāṇḍa (अध्वरकाण्ड):—read Oxf. 364^b instead of 394^b.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhvarakāṇḍa (अध्वरकाण्ड):—[=a-dhvara-kāṇḍa] [from a-dhvara] n. Name of the book in the Śatapatha-Brāhmaṇa which refers to Adhvaras.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhvarakāṇḍa (अध्वरकाण्ड):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ṇḍam) The book on the Adhwaras; the name of the third book of the Śatapaṭhabrāhmaṇa (q. v.) which treats on the Adhwaras or the greater sacrifices performed especially with the juice of the Soma plant, the Agniṣṭoma &c. E. adhvara and kāṇḍa.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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