Anvaharyapacana, Anvāhāryapacana, Anvaharya-pacana: 7 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Anvaharyapachana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anvaharyapacana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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

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

[«previous next»] — Anvaharyapacana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन).—the southern sacrificial fire used in the अन्वाहार्य (anvāhārya) sacrifice. अन्वाहार्यपचनं यजुरन्तरिक्षम् (anvāhāryapacanaṃ yajurantarikṣam) T. Ār. अथान्वाहार्यपचनादुत्थितो घोरदर्शनः (athānvāhāryapacanādutthito ghoradarśanaḥ) Bhāgavata 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन).—[masculine] one of the sacrificial fires, serving to cook the Anvāhārya (v. [preceding]).

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

Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन):—[=anv-āhārya-pacana] [from anv-āhārya > anvā-hṛ] m. the southern sacrificial fire, used in the Anvāhārya sacrifice, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa etc.]

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

Anvāhāryapacana (अन्वाहार्यपचन):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-naḥ) The sacrificial fire in the southern part of the Vedi, which serves for cooking the present of rice called anvāhārya q. v. (‘anvāhārya odanaḥ . tasya pākaheturbhaviṣyati’; Sāyaṇa)—hence its name—and which is collected daily, as the destruction of enemies is supposed to be the result of the frequent repetition of this act. E. anvāhārya and pacana; scil. agni.

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Anvaharyapacana in German

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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 (even English!). 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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