Agnijvala, aka: Agnijvālā, Agnijvāla, Agni-jvala; 6 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Agnijvālā (अग्निज्वाला):—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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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva 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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Agnijvāla (अग्निज्वाल).—The name of a hell to which disturbers of hermitages go;1 those fallen from their āśrama duties undergo torments in.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 2. 149, 174.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 148, 171.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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agnijvālā (अग्निज्वाला).—f (S) Flame.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agnijvāḷā (अग्निज्वाळा).—f Flame.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Agnijvālā (अग्निज्वाला).—

1) the flame or glow of fire.

2) [agnerjvāleva śikhā yasyāḥ sā] Name of a plant with red blossoms, chiefly used by dyers, Grislea Tomentosa (Mar. dhāyaphūla, dhāyaṭī).

Agnijvālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and jvālā (ज्वाला).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agnijvālā (अग्निज्वाला).—f.

(-lā) 1. A flame of fire. 2. A plant bearing red blossoms used by dyers, (Grislea tomentosa, Rox.) 3. Another plant, commonly Jalapippali. E. agni and jvālā flame, from the fiery colour of its blossoms.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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