Agnipratishtha, Agnipratiṣṭhā, Agni-pratishtha: 2 definitions


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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agnipratiṣṭhā (अग्निप्रतिष्ठा):—[=agni-pratiṣṭhā] [from agni] f. consecration of fire, especially of the nuptial fire.

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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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