Ahuti, aka: Āhuti, Āhūti; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


Āhuti (आहुति).—A Kṣatriya King. Śrī Kṛṣṇa defeated this King in the city called Jārūthī. (Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 12, Verse 30).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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āhuti : (f.) oblation; offering.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āhuti, (f.) (Vedic āhuti, ā + hu) oblation, sacrifice; veneration, adoration M III 167; S.I, 141; Th.1, 566 (°īnaṃ paṭiggaho recipient of sacrificial gifts); J.I, 15; V, 70 (id.); Vv 6433 (paramâhutiṃ gato deserving the highest adoration); Sn.249, 458; Kvu 530; SnA 175; VvA.285. (Page 117)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

āhuti (आहुति).—f (S) pop. āhūta f A handful (of rice, ghee, sesasum &c.) cast into fire, water, upon the ground &c., as an offering to the deities. ā0 ghēūna ubhā asaṇēṃ or rāhaṇēṃ with g. or viṣayīṃ of o. To be waiting and watching to destroy or ruin. ā0 dēṇēṃ g. of o. To sacrifice. Hence, To destroy or ruin; to cast into peril or risk of damage or loss.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āhuti (आहुति) [-āhūta, -आहूत].—f An oblation (of rice, ghee, &c.).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Āhuti (आहुति).—f.

1) Offering an oblation to a deity, any solemn rite accompanied with oblations; होतुराहुतिसाधनम् (hoturāhutisādhanam) R.1.82.

2) An oblation offered to a deity.

Derivable forms: āhutiḥ (आहुतिः).

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Āhuti (आहुति).—f. Calling, invoking, challenging.

Derivable forms: āhutiḥ (आहुतिः).

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Āhūti (आहूति).—f. [ā-hve-ktin] Calling, invoking.

Derivable forms: āhūtiḥ (आहूतिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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