Agnidharana, Agnidhāraṇa, Agni-dharana: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Agnidhāraṇa (अग्निधारण).—maintaining the sacred fire; व्रतिनां °णम् (vratināṃ °ṇam) K. 55.
Derivable forms: agnidhāraṇam (अग्निधारणम्).
Agnidhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and dhāraṇa (धारण).
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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