Sagnika, Sāgnika: 6 definitions
Sagnika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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1) Maintaining, or possessing fire.
2) Attended by fire.
-kaḥ A house-holder who maintains the sacred fire.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A householder who maintains a sacred fire. E. sa with, agni fire, kap aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāgnika (साग्निक).—[adjective] having Agni with them, accompanied by Agni (gods).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sāgnika (साग्निक):—[from sāgni] mfn. possessing or maintaining a sacred fire, associated with Agni, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] witnessed by Agni, [Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāgnika (साग्निक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. One who keeps a sacred fire.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Sagnikasamskara, Sagnikavidhi.
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