Agnijata, Agnijāta, Agni-jata: 3 definitions



Agnijata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Wisdom Library: Elements of Hindu Iconograpy

Agnijāta-Subrahmaṇya (additional aspect of Subrahmaṇya, according to the Śrītatvanidhi) should have two faces, eight arms and a white complexion; his neck should be of black colour; he should carry in three out of the four right hands the sruva, an akṣamālā and a khaḍga and the remaining hand should be kept in the svastika pose; in three of the left hands there should be the vajra, kukkuṭa, kheṭaka andan ājya-pātra (vessel of ghee or clarified butter). He should be sculptured as engaged in the act of offering fire sacrifice.

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agnijāta (अग्निजात).—a. produced by or from fire, born from fire. (-jaḥ, -jātaḥ) 1 Name of the plant अग्निजार (agnijāra) (agnaye agnyuddīpanāya jāyate sevanāt prabhavati).

1) Name of Kārttikeya पराभिनत्क्रौञ्चमिवाद्रिमग्निजः (parābhinatkrauñcamivādrimagnijaḥ) Mb.8.9. 68.3. Viṣṇu.

-jam, -jātama gold; so °जन्मन् (janman).

Agnijāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and jāta (जात). See also (synonyms): agnija.

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

Agnijāta (अग्निजात):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) and m.

(-taḥ) The same as agnija. E. agni and jāta.

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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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