Ajyagraha, Ājyagraha, Ajya-graha: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ājyagraha (आज्यग्रह).—a vessel or dish to hold clarified butter.

Derivable forms: ājyagrahaḥ (आज्यग्रहः).

Ājyagraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ājya and graha (ग्रह). See also (synonyms): ājyapātra, ājyasthālī.

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

1) Ājyagraha (आज्यग्रह):—[=ājya-graha] [from ājya] m. a vessel of clarified butter, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of certain formulae, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra]

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