Agnyuddharana, Agnyuddharaṇa, Agni-uddharana: 3 definitions
Agnyuddharana 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
The Adhvaryu (assistant of a priest) performs the agnyuddharaṇa (or, twice taking out of the fire from the Gārhapatya) after the preparation of the sacrificial fires. Then he puts it successively on the forepart of the Āhavanīya and Dakṣiṇāgni hearths. (see the Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa I.1.1)
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: agnyuddharaṇam (अग्न्युद्धरणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agnyuddharaṇa (अग्न्युद्धरण):—[=agny-uddharaṇa] [from agni] n. taking the sacred fire from its usual place (previous to a sacrifice).
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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