Purnahuti, Pūrṇāhuti, Purna-ahuti: 6 definitions

Introduction

Purnahuti 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas

Pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति) refers to a certain ceremony performed by Ādiśaiva priests (Ācāryas), as defined in the Śaivāgamas.—The Ācāryas were honoured with dakṣiṇā on the occasion of [various] ritual ceremonies. Besides that, they received a share of the naivedya and nirmālya each day. [...] The Śivabhaktapratiṣṭhāvidhi also mentions that the Ācārya, Mūrtidhāraka, Anujāpi, Adhyetṛ, Daivajña and Śilpī should all be honoured and made happy with clothes, gold and dakṣiṇā before they proceed to the pūrṇāhuti.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति).—f (S) A burnt-offering to several deities made at the close of certain sacrifices. 2 fig. Great slaughter (as of an army), sacrifice. Ex. bhāū sāhēbābarōbara mōṭhyā mōṭhyā saradārāñcī pū0 jhālī. Also death in battle even of an individual; as tyācī pū0 ghētalī.

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

pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति).—f A burnt-offering to several deities made at the close of certain sacrifices. Sacrifice.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति).—f. an offering made with a full ladle; पूर्णाहुतिभिरापूर्णास्त्रिभिः पूर्यन्ति तेजसा (pūrṇāhutibhirāpūrṇāstribhiḥ pūryanti tejasā) Mb.14.2.28.

Derivable forms: pūrṇāhutiḥ (पूर्णाहुतिः).

Pūrṇāhuti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrṇa and āhuti (आहुति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—śr. Peters. 1, 116.

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

Pūrṇāhuti (पूर्णाहुति):—[from pūrṇa > pūra] f. ‘complete oblation’, an offering made with a full ladle, [Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī] (tika mfn. relating to it, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]])

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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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