Anvaharyapacana, aka: Anvāhāryapacana, Anvaharya-pacana; 2 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Anvaharyapachana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन).—The particular Agni from which Vṛtra was born.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 9. 12.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anvaharyapacana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन).—the southern sacrificial fire used in the अन्वाहार्य (anvāhārya) sacrifice. अन्वाहार्यपचनं यजुरन्तरिक्षम् (anvāhāryapacanaṃ yajurantarikṣam) T. Ār. अथान्वाहार्यपचनादुत्थितो घोरदर्शनः (athānvāhāryapacanādutthito ghoradarśanaḥ) Bhāg.6.9.12; Ch. Up.4.12.1.

Derivable forms: anvāhāryapacanaḥ (अन्वाहार्यपचनः).

Anvāhāryapacana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anvāhārya and pacana (पचन).

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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