Atharvangiras, aka: Atharvāṅgiras; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Atharvangiras in Purana glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Atharvāṅgiras (अथर्वाङ्गिरस्).—See AṄGIRAS.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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

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

Atharvāṅgiras (अथर्वाङ्गिरस्).—m. A member of the class of this name. -(pl.)

1) Descendants of Atharvan and of Aṅgiras.

2) Names of the hymns of the Atharvaveda; दण्डनीत्यां च कुशलमथर्वाङ्गिरसे तथा (daṇḍanītyāṃ ca kuśalamatharvāṅgirase tathā) Y.1.313.

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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