Agnisambhava, Agnisaṃbhava, Agni-sambhava: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Agnisambhava in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव).—A King of the Solar dynasty. Genealogy. Viṣṇu-Brahmā-Marīci-Kaśyapa-Vivasvān-Vaivasvatamanu-Ikṣvāku-Nimi-Janaka-Nandivārdhana-Suketu-Devarāta-Bṛhaddhṛta-Mahāvīra-Dhṛti-Ketu-Haryaśvā-Maru-Pratisvaka-Kraturatha-Devamīḍha-Vidhṛta-Mahādhṛti-Kṛtirāta-Mahāromā-Svarṇaromaprastharoma-Sīradhvaja-Kurudhvaja-Dharmadhvaja-Kṛtadhvaja-Bhānumān-Śakradyumna-Śuci-Vanadhvaja-Ūrjjaketu-Aja-Kurujit-Ariṣṭanemi-Kṛtāyus-Supārśvaka-Citraratha-Kṣemāpi-Homaratha-Satyaratha-Gurunandana-Upagupta-Agnisaṃbhava.

There are no other references to this King of the Solar dynasty in the Purāṇas. (See full article at Story of Agnisambhava from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Agnisaṃbhava (अग्निसंभव).—A Kanyā gaṇa born of Manu from Ūrjā.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 54.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Agnisambhava in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव) refers to “that which is caused by fire” (e.g., diseases), as mentioned in verse 4.32 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] those which (are) caused by demons, poison, wind, fire [viz., agnisambhava], ruptures, fractures etc. and (include) passion, anger, fear etc. are the (so-called) accidental diseases [viz., āgantu-gada]”.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव) is another name for Kausumbha, a medicinal plant identified with Carthamus tinctorius Linn. (or ‘safflower’) from the Asteraceae or “aster” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.166 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Agnisambhava and Kausumbha, there are a total of seven Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Agnisambhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव).—a. [pa. ba.] sprung or produced from fire. (-vaḥ) 1 wild safflower.

2) lymph, result of digestion.

-vam gold.

Agnisambhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and sambhava (सम्भव).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Wild safflower. mfn.

(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) Originating from fire. E. agni and sambhava born.

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

1) Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव):—[=agni-sambhava] [from agni] mfn. produced from fire

2) [v.s. ...] m. wild safflower, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] = -jāra

4) [v.s. ...] ‘the result of digestion’, chyme or chyle, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-vaḥ-vā-vam) Originating from fire. Ii. m.

(-vaḥ) 1) Wild safflower.

2) The juice or essence of the body, lymph. E. agni and sambhava.

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

Agnisambhava (अग्निसम्भव):—[agni-sambhava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Wild saffron.

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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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