Adhvarastha, Adhvara-stha: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhvarastha (अध्वरस्थ).—a. Engaged in a sacrifice; य उदृचि यज्ञे अध्वरेष्ठाः (ya udṛci yajñe adhvareṣṭhāḥ) | Ṛgveda 1.77.7.

Adhvarastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhvara and stha (स्थ).

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

Adhvarastha (अध्वरस्थ):—[=a-dhvara-stha] [from a-dhvara] ([Ṛg-veda x, 77, 7]) mfn. standing at or engaged in an Adhvara.

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

Adhvarastha (अध्वरस्थ):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-stham) Standing for an Adhwara-sacrifice. E. adhvara and stha.

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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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