Dahana; 5 Definition(s)
Dahana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Dahana (दहन).—One of the eleven Rudras.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 171. 39.
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 : (nt.) burning. (m.) fire.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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
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.
Languages of India and abroad
ḍāhaṇa (डाहण).—n Slop or mess. Nastiness.
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dahana (दहन).—n Burning or combustion.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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