Davagni, Dāvāgni, Davāgni, Dava-agni: 12 definitions

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Davagni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि) refers to a “forest fire”, according to the the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā. Accordingly, “The Lord Uḍu is in (the sacred seat of) Oṃkāra, in which (the Goddess) called Vakrikā was established during the Kṛta Age. (She) sings the Ṛgveda (there) on the surface of the earth and is Kālikā who is called Raktā. (She is) the Command, the awakened consciousness that is (powerful like) a forest fire [i.e., dāvāgni-bodha]. She who is the venerable Kukārākhyā, called the abode of devotion, wanders in the dense forest of the teachings that is under the authority of the lord Mitra and the rest (of the Siddhas)”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dāvāgni (दावाग्नि).—m S dāvānala m S pop. dāvānaḷa m Conflagration of a forest.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dāvāgni (दावाग्नि) [-naḷa-nala, -नळ-नल].—m Conflagration of a forest.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Davāgni (दवाग्नि).—a forest-conflagration; शशाम वृष्ट्यापि विना दवाग्निः (śaśāma vṛṣṭyāpi vinā davāgniḥ) R.2.14; क्षुत्तृट्परीतोऽर्कदवानलानिलैः (kṣuttṛṭparīto'rkadavānalānilaiḥ) Bhāgavata 3.3.22; यस्य न सविधे दयिता दवदहनस्तुहिनदीधितिस्तस्य । यस्य च सविधे दयिता दवदहनस्तुहिनदीधितिस्तस्य (yasya na savidhe dayitā davadahanastuhinadīdhitistasya | yasya ca savidhe dayitā davadahanastuhinadīdhitistasya) || K. P.9; P. R.7.23; Bv.1.36; Meghadūta 55.

Derivable forms: davāgniḥ (दवाग्निः).

Davāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dava and agni (अग्नि). See also (synonyms): davānala, davadahana.

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Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि).—a forest-conflagration; आनन्दमृगदावाग्निः शीलशाखिमदद्विपः । ज्ञानदीपमहावायुरयं खलसमागमः (ānandamṛgadāvāgniḥ śīlaśākhimadadvipaḥ | jñānadīpamahāvāyurayaṃ khalasamāgamaḥ) || Bv.1.19.34.

Derivable forms: dāvāgniḥ (दावाग्निः).

Dāvāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dāva and agni (अग्नि). See also (synonyms): dāvānala, dāvadahana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Davāgni (दवाग्नि).—m.

(-gniḥ) A wood on fire, or the conflagration of a forest. E. dava a wood, and agni a fire; also dava and dāva .

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Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि).—m.

(-gniḥ) The conflagration of a forest. E. dāva a forest, and agni fire.

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

Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि).—m. the fire of a forest conflagration. Pañcāgni, i. e.

Dāvāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dāva and agni (अग्नि).

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

Davāgni (दवाग्नि).—[masculine] conflagration of a forest.

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Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि).—[masculine] the fire of a forest conflagration.

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

1) Davāgni (दवाग्नि):—[from dava] m. = va-dahana, [Mahābhārata vii; Raghuvaṃśa; Meghadūta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 10, 2] (ifc.) etc.

2) [v.s. ...] cf. dāv.

3) Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि):—[from dāva] m. fire in a forest, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

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

1) Davāgni (दवाग्नि):—[davā+gni] (gniḥ) 2. m. A wood on fire.

2) Dāvāgni (दावाग्नि):—[dāvā+gni] (gniḥ) 2. m. The conflagration of a forest.

[Sanskrit to German]

Davagni 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Davāgni (ದವಾಗ್ನಿ):—[noun] = ದವದಹನ [davadahana].

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Dāvāgni (ದಾವಾಗ್ನಿ):—[noun] = ದಾವಾನಲ [davanala].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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