Lakshahoma, Lakṣahoma, Laksha-homa: 7 definitions
Lakshahoma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
The Sanskrit term Lakṣahoma can be transliterated into English as Laksahoma or Lakshahoma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम).—One of the three forms of gṛahabali; in addition to the procedure in the ayutahoma, garuḍa worship is added; fulfils all desires; if no specific benefits are wanted, it grants Brahmapada.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 93. 5, 84-118; 239. 1-16.
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India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Lakṣa-homa.—(SII 11-1), name of a rite. Note: lakṣa-homa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम).—a particular sacrifice offered to the planets.
Derivable forms: lakṣahomaḥ (लक्षहोमः).
Lakṣahoma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lakṣa and homa (होम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Bṛhallakṣahoma, Laghulakṣahoma.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम):—[=lakṣa-homa] [from lakṣa > lakṣ] m. a [particular] sacrifice offered to the planets, [Agni-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम):—(lakṣa hunderttausend + homa) m. Bez. eines best. Opfers an die Planeten [Gṛhyasaṃgrahapariśiṣṭa.1,8.] [Oxforder Handschriften 35,a,19. 42,b,20. 83,a,21.] laghu [Weber’s Verzeichniss 91, 4.] bṛhallakṣa 5. lakṣahomapaddhati [No. 1251.] — Vgl. koṭihoma .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Lakṣahoma (लक्षहोम):—m. ein best. Opfer an die Planeten [Agnipurāṇa 149,4.12.15.] paddhati f. Titel eines Werkes.
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