Agnijihva, aka: Agnijihvā, Agnijiḥva; 2 Definition(s)
Agnijihva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
1a) Agnijiḥva (अग्निजिःव).—A daitya in the fifth talam (Mahātalam).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 20. 36; Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 35.
1b) A Trayārṣeya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 43.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Śaivism (Śaiva philosophy)
Agnijihvā (अग्निजिह्वा):—Another name for Mahābalā, the Sanskrit name for one of the twenty-four goddesses of the Sūryamaṇḍala, according to the Gorakṣa-saṃhitā and the kubjikāmata-tantra.Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
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Śaiva (शैव, shaiva) or Śaivism (shaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Śiva as the supreme being. Closeley related to Śāktism, Śaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
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