Agnipraveshana, Agnipraveśana, Agni-praveshana: 2 definitions


Agnipraveshana 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 Agnipraveśana can be transliterated into English as Agnipravesana or Agnipraveshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agnipraveśana (अग्निप्रवेशन).—n. ascending a funeral pile, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 18, 270.

Agnipraveśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and praveśana (प्रवेशन).

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

Agnipraveśana (अग्निप्रवेशन):—[=agni-praveśana] [from agni] n. entering the fire, self immolation of a widow on her husband’s funeral pile.

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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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