Dahana, 3 Definition(s)
Dahana (दहन).—One of the eleven Rudras.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 171. 39.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Dahana, (Sk. dahana, to dahati, orig. “the burner”) fire Vism.338 (°kicca); ThA.256; Dāvs.V, 6; Sdhp.20. (Page 318)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
dahana : (nt.) burning. (m.) fire.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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