Havyavaha, Havyavāha, Havya-vaha: 9 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Havyavaha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—A son of Suci Agni; the agni of devas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 12. 5. Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 4, 5.

1b) One of the ten kalas energising Agni.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 35. 83.

1c) Those charged with different directions.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 67.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—m. 'the bearer of oblations', fire; तथा हि तोयौघविभिन्नसंहतिः स हव्यवाहः प्रययौ पराभवम् (tathā hi toyaughavibhinnasaṃhatiḥ sa havyavāhaḥ prayayau parābhavam) Kirātārjunīya 16.61; अथ संचिन्तयामास भगवान् हव्यवाहनः (atha saṃcintayāmāsa bhagavān havyavāhanaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.217.1.

Havyavāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms havya and vāha (वाह). See also (synonyms): havyalehin, havyavāh, havyavāhana.

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

Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—m.

(-haḥ) Fire. E. havya an oblation, and vāha who bears.

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

Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—[havya-vāha], havyavāhana havya-vāhana, havyāśa havyāśa, i. e. havya-aś + a, and havyāśana havyāśana, i. e. havya-aśana, m. Fire, [Draupadīpramātha] 2, 10 (vāha); [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 51, 29 (vāhana); [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 416 (āśa).

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Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—m. fire. Hastivāha, i. e.

Havyavāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms havya and vāha (वाह).

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

Havyavāha (हव्यवाह).—[adjective] & [masculine] = [preceding]

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

1) Havyavaha (हव्यवह):—[=havya-vaha] [from havya > hava] m. fire, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Havyavāha (हव्यवाह):—[=havya-vāha] [from havya > hava] mfn. (or -vāha) = -vah (also applied to the Aśvattha tree of whose wood the Araṇi is made), [Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Agni or fire, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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

Havyavāha (हव्यवाह):—[havya-vāha] (haḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Havyavaha 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»] — Havyavaha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Havyavāha (ಹವ್ಯವಾಹ):—

1) [noun] Agni, the fire-god, who carries oblations offered to deities; the sacrificial fire.

2) [noun] fire in gen.

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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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