Agnyuddhara, Agnyuddhāra, Agni-uddhara: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agnyuddhāra (अग्न्युद्धार).—

1) producing fire by the friction of two araṇis.

2) taking out, before sun-rise, the sacred fire from its cover of ashes previous to a sacrifice.

Derivable forms: agnyuddhāraḥ (अग्न्युद्धारः).

Agnyuddhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agni and uddhāra (उद्धार). See also (synonyms): agnyuddharaṇa.

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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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