Anuyaja, Anuyāja, Anūyāja: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuyāja (अनुयाज).—[yaj-ghañ, kutvābhāvaḥ P.VII.3.62] A part of a sacrificial ceremony (yajñāṅgam); secondary or supplementary sacrificial rite; usually written अनूयाज (anūyāja) q. v.

Derivable forms: anuyājaḥ (अनुयाजः).

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Anūyāja (अनूयाज).—= अनुयाज, अनुराध (anuyāja, anurādha).

See also (synonyms): anūrādha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anuyāja (अनुयाज).—[masculine] after-offering ([ritual or religion]).

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

1) Anuyāja (अनुयाज):—[=anu-yāja] [from anu-yajus] m. a secondary or final sacrifice, [Ṛg-veda x, 51, 8 &9 and 182, 2; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa etc.]

2) Anūyāja (अनूयाज):—[=anū-yāja] = anu-yāja q.v., [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anuyāja (अनुयाज):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-jaḥ) A secondary sacrificial act; the name of several offerings of clarified butter mixed with curdled milk, which occur in various sacrifices, as the Darśapūrnamāsa &c. There are, for instance, nine Anuyājas in the Chāturmāsya; eleven in the Jyotiṣṭoma where they form part of the proceedings with the savanīyapaśu (q. v.). Eleven Anuyājas are also personified as divinities of one of the two classes comprising thirty three gods; comp. besides upayāja and prayāja. Also written anūyāja. Compare prayāja. E. anu and yāja.

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Anūyāja (अनूयाज):—[tatpurusha compound] The same as anuyāja q. v.

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