Kravyadagni, aka: Kravyādagni, Kravyada-agni, Kravyādāgni; 2 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kravyādagni (क्रव्यादग्नि).—A son of Kṣāma who consumes dead human beings.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 12. 37; Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 35.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Kravyādāgni (क्रव्यादाग्नि, “The funeral fire”):—One of the five forms of Agni’s ritual fire. In this form of fire is lit on the funeral pyre and into which the body is offered as the final oblation.Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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