Agnipratishtha, aka: Agnipratiṣṭhā, Agni-pratishtha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Agnipratiṣṭhā can be transliterated into English as Agnipratistha or Agnipratishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Agnipratiṣṭhā (अग्निप्रतिष्ठा).—consecration of fire, especially the nuptial fire.

Agnipratiṣṭhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and pratiṣṭhā (प्रतिष्ठा).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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