Agnishomiyapashu, Agnīṣomīyapaśu, Agnishomiya-pashu: 2 definitions
Agnishomiyapashu 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 Agnīṣomīyapaśu can be transliterated into English as Agnisomiyapasu or Agnishomiyapashu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agnīṣomīyapaśu (अग्नीषोमीयपशु):—[=agnīṣomīya-paśu] [from agnīṣomīya > agni] m. a victim, generally a sheep or goat, sacred to Agni and SomaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agnīṣomīyapaśu (अग्नीषोमीयपशु):—[karmadharaya compound] m.
(-śuḥ) One of the three prin-cipal paśus or sacrificial animals in the Jyotiṣṭoma sacrifice. (See also savanīyapaśu and anubandhyapaśu.) It is a goat or according to one school, a sheep, sacred to Agni and Soma, the procedings with which take place on the day called Aupavasathya or the fourth of the Agniṣṭoma (q. v.). E. agnīṣomīya and paśu.
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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