Himahvaya, aka: Himāhvaya, Hima-ahvaya; 2 Definition(s)
Himahvaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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-yam a lotus.
Derivable forms: himāhvayaḥ (हिमाह्वयः).
Himāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hima and āhvaya (आह्वय). See also (synonyms): himāhva.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-yaḥ) Camphor. n.
(-yaṃ) A lotus. E. hima cold, āhvaya appellation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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