Juhoti: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Juhoti (जुहोति).—A technical name for those sacrificial ceremonies to which the verb जुहोति (juhoti) is applied as distinguished from those to which यजति (yajati) is applied; क्षरन्ति सर्वा वैदिक्यो जुहोतियजतिक्रियाः (kṣaranti sarvā vaidikyo juhotiyajatikriyāḥ) Manusmṛti 2.84. (See Medhātithi and other commentators; sarvajñanārāyaṇa shortly renders juhoti by upaviṣṭahoma and yajati by tiṣṭhaddhoma. See Āśvalāyana 1. 2.5 also); cf. also जुहोतिरासेचनाधिकः स्यात् (juhotirāsecanādhikaḥ syāt) MS.4.2.28. यजतिरेवासेचनाधिको जुहोतिः (yajatirevāsecanādhiko juhotiḥ) | ŚB. on MS.4.2.28.

Derivable forms: juhotiḥ (जुहोतिः).

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

Juhoti (जुहोति).—i. e. 3. sing. of the pres. of hu, A technical expression for those sacrifices which are denoted by the term juhoti, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 84, juhoti -yajati-kriyā, sacrifices denoted by the terms juhoti and yajati.

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

Juhoti (जुहोति).—[masculine] burnt oblations ([opposed] yajati).

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

1) Juhoti (जुहोति):—[from juhū] m. a technical name for those sacrificial ceremonies to which √hu (not √yaj) is applied, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti ii, 84]

2) [v.s. ...] [xi, 223; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

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