Aghorapantha, Aghōrapantha, Aghorapamtha: 1 definition


Aghorapantha means something in Marathi. 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.

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[«previous next»] — Aghorapantha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aghōrapantha (अघोरपंथ).—m aghōramārga m (S aghōra Horrible, pantha and mārga Way.) aghōramata n (S) An order of mendicants. They arose in the western parts of Hindustan. They wander about naked, carrying in the left hand a human skull containing urine and ordure, and a pan of burning coals in the right. They are exceedingly filthy, and eat every thing, even human carcasses.

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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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