Agamyagamana, Agamyāgamana, Agamya-gamana: 6 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—(anyāṅganārati s.v.)—Bṛhaspati tells Indra that intercourse with mother, sister, wife of preceptor and uncle's wife is illegal. The last two could be atoned for by a kṛcchra of 12 and 6 years respectively. Similar cases of forbidden intercourse and their respective prāyaścittas given. Repetition of Pañcadaśākṣarī 1008 times after worshipping Parāśakti could remove all sins.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 8. 1-37.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—n (S) Carnal connection of the sexes within degrees prohibited, incest.

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agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—. Add:--Note. agamyāgamana is Incestuous intercourse with a female; incest with a male would be expressed by agamyagamana.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—n Incest, carnal connection of the sexes within the prohibited degrees.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—illicit intercourse.

Derivable forms: agamyāgamanam (अगम्यागमनम्).

Agamyāgamana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agamyā and gamana (गमन).

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

Agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन).—[neuter] approaching an unapproachable (female), illicit sexual intercourse; nīya [adjective] relating to it.

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

Agamyāgamana (अगम्यागमन):—[=a-gamyā-gamana] [from a-gamyā > a-gama] n. illicit intercourse with a woman.

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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. 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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