Agnikumbha, Agni-kumbha: 1 definition


Agnikumbha 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.

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[«previous next»] — Agnikumbha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agnikumbha (अग्निकुम्भ).—m. a fire pot, Mahābhārata 13, 5490 (he will get [in hell] a fire pot, in order to be burnt therein; cf. kumbhī-pāka).

Agnikumbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and kumbha (कुम्भ).

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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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