Agnikṣetra, aka: Agni-kshetra; 2 Definition(s)
Agnikṣetra 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.
The Sanskrit term Agnikṣetra can be transliterated into English as Agnikshetra or Agniksetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Agnikṣetra (अग्निक्षेत्र).—From which Sītā came.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 17.
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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.
Agnikṣetra (अग्निक्षेत्र) refers to the “sacrificial site”. It is used throughout Vāstuśāstra (Hindu science of architecture) literature such as the Bṛhatsaṃhitā or the Viṣṇudharmottara.Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
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Vāstuśāstra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vastu-shastra) refers to the knowledge of architecture. It is a branch of ancient Indian science dealing with topics such architecture, construction, sculpture and their relation with the cosmic universe.
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