Devayajana, Deva-yajana: 7 definitions

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devayajana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devayajana (देवयजन).—

1) a sacrificial place, a place where a sacrifice is performed; ततस्ते देवयजनं ब्राह्मणाः स्वर्णलाङ्गलैः (tataste devayajanaṃ brāhmaṇāḥ svarṇalāṅgalaiḥ) (kṛṣṭvā) Bhāg.1.74.12. देवयजनसंभवे सीते (devayajanasaṃbhave sīte) U.4.

2) a place of worship; मण्डलं देवयजनं दीक्षासंस्कार आत्मनः (maṇḍalaṃ devayajanaṃ dīkṣāsaṃskāra ātmanaḥ) Bhāg.12.11.17.

Derivable forms: devayajanam (देवयजनम्).

Devayajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and yajana (यजन).

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

Devayajana (देवयजन).—n. a place of offering to the deities, Mahābhārata 5, 7354; [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 10, 4.

Devayajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and yajana (यजन).

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

Devayajana (देवयजन).—[feminine] ī = [preceding] or serving for an oblation; [neuter] place of offering.

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

1) Devayajana (देवयजन):—[=deva-yajana] [from deva] mf(ī)n. idem, [Atharva-veda xii, 2, 42]

2) [v.s. ...] serving for an oblation, [x, 5, 15]

3) [v.s. ...] n. place of offering, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

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Devayajana 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

[«previous next»] — Devayajana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvayajana (ದೇವಯಜನ):—[noun] the sacrificial platform with a depression for the sacrificial fire.

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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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