Agnikarshu, Agnikarṣu, Agni-karshu: 1 definition


Agnikarshu 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.

The Sanskrit term Agnikarṣu can be transliterated into English as Agnikarsu or Agnikarshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Agnikarṣu (अग्निकर्षु).—or °ṣū (compare Pali aṅgāra-kāsu, °sū), fire- pit: sarpaśiro-’gnikarṣu-sadṛśāḥ (kāmāḥ) LV 329.9 (verse); Tibetan me mur, according to Jäschke and Das = me mdag, burning embers; ye kāma varjenti yathāgnikarṣūṃ Śikṣ 193.7 (verse, cited from Samādh).

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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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