Anvaharya, aka: Anvāhārya; 3 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Anvāhārya (अन्वाहार्य).—The Dakṣiṇāgni.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 97. 25.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Anvāhārya (अन्वाहार्य).—a. To be performed later, following (duty); अन्वाहार्यं महाराज पितॄणां श्राद्धमुच्यते (anvāhāryaṃ mahārāja pitṝṇāṃ śrāddhamucyate) Mb.13.87.6. °त्वम् (tvam).

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Anvāhārya (अन्वाहार्य).—(also -ryam)

-ryakam [anu māsi māsi āhriyate, karmaṇi ṇyat]

1) A sacrificial gift or offering presented to the priests (Sāy. anvāharati yajñasaṃbandhi doṣajātaṃ pariharatyanena ityanvāhāryo nāma ṛtvigbhyo deya odanaḥ)

2) The monthly Śrāddha performed in honour of the manes on the day of new moon; पितॄणां मासिकं श्राद्धमन्वाहार्यं विदुर्बुधाः (pitṝṇāṃ māsikaṃ śrāddhamanvāhāryaṃ vidurbudhāḥ) Ms.3.123.

Derivable forms: anvāhāryaḥ (अन्वाहार्यः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anvāhārya (अन्वाहार्य) or Anvāhāryya.—m.

(-ryaḥ) 1. The monthly Sradd'ha, or funeral repast in honour of the manes, held on the day of new moon; it should be, according to Menu, of meat eaten after the presentation of a pin'da or ball of rice. 2. The monthly obsequies performed during the first year after the death of a parent. E. anu after, and āhārya to be taken or eaten; from hṛ with āṅ prefixed, and ṇyat aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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