Atigrahya, Atigrāhya: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atigrāhya (अतिग्राह्य).—a. To be held in check, to be controlled.

-hyaḥ N. the of three libations made at the Jyotiṣṭoma sacrifice.

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

Atigrāhya (अतिग्राह्य):—[=ati-grāhya] [from ati-grah] m. Name of three successive libations made, (or cups filled) at the Jyotiṣṭoma sacrifice, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa etc.]

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

Atigrāhya (अतिग्राह्य):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-hyaḥ-hyā-hyam) Very acceptable or agreeable. Ii. m.

(-hyaḥ) The name of three particular grahas or sacrificial vessels (see graha), with which libations were made in the Jyotiṣṭoma sacrifice to Agni, Indra and Sūrya. E. ati and grāhya.

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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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