Agnishala, Agniśālā, Agni-shala, Agniśāla: 3 definitions


Agnishala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Agniśālā and Agniśāla can be transliterated into English as Agnisala or Agnishala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agniśālā (अग्निशाला).—f (S) agnyagāra m S agnigṛha n (S) The house in which the consecrated fire is preserved.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agniśālā (अग्निशाला) or Agniśāla (अग्निशाल).—a fire-sanctuary; °मार्गमादेशय (mārgamādeśaya) Ś.5; a house or place for keeping the sacred fire; °रक्षणाय स्थापितोऽहम् (rakṣaṇāya sthāpito'ham) V.3.

Derivable forms: , agniśālam (अग्निशालम्).

Agniśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and śālā (शाला). See also (synonyms): agniśaraṇa.

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

1) Agniśāla (अग्निशाल):—[=agni-śāla] [from agni] ([Atharva-veda]) n. house or place for keeping, the sacrificial fire.

2) Agniśālā (अग्निशाला):—[=agni-śālā] [from agni] f. house or place for keeping, the sacrificial 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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