Agnisambhava, aka: Agnisaṃbhava, Agni-sambhava; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 54.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agnisambhava in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

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: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara 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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