Hotar; 1 Definition(s)
Hotar 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
The Hotar, (priest), recites invocations and litanies drawn from the Rigveda. The verses recited by the Hotar are of three kinds – introductory verses, verses pertaining to yajna and eulogistic verses. The Hotar is also supposed to contemplate on and identify with the deity of speech - Fire or Agni.Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
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