Pancagnisadhana, Pañcāgnisādhana: 3 definitions

Introduction

Pancagnisadhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchagnisadhana.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pañcāgnisādhana (पंचाग्निसाधन).—n (S) Performance of a particular austere devotion,--sitting in the midst of four fires kindled severally to the north, south, east, west, and under the sun through his day's course.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pañcāgnisādhana (पंचाग्निसाधन).—n Performance of a parti- cular austere devotion-sitting in the midst of four fires kindled severally to the north, south, east, west, and under the sun through his day's course

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Pañcāgnisādhana (पञ्चाग्निसाधन):—[=pañcāgni-sādhana] [from pañcāgni > pañca] n. ‘doing the 5 fire penance’ (a form of self-mortification), [Catalogue(s)] (cf. pañcatapas)

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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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