Havi: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Havi means something in 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Havi (हवि).—A god of Sutārā group.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 90.

1b) A son of Cākṣuṣa Manu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 4. 41.

1c) An oblation; often comes with kavyam; a compound word, havyakavyam.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 7. 25; 22. 59.

1d) A deva of the Harita group.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 88.

1e) One of the ten branches of Supārā group of devas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 94.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

havi (हवि).—n (S havis) Any article (as clarified butter, rice &c.) to be offered or fit for offering by fire to the deities.

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

havi (हवि).—n An article of offering to deities by fire.

context information

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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