Shantihoma, aka: Śāntihōma, Śāntihoma, Shanti-homa; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Śāntihōma and Śāntihoma can be transliterated into English as Santihoma or Shantihoma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Shantihoma in Marathi glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

śāntihōma (शांतिहोम).—m S Burnt-offerings to avert evil.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śāntihōma (शांतिहोम).—m Burnt-offerings to avert evil.

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

Shantihoma in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śāntihoma (शान्तिहोम).—a sacrifice or burnt offering to avert or remove an evil; सावित्राञ्छान्तिहोमांश्च कुर्यात् पर्वसु नित्यशः (sāvitrāñchāntihomāṃśca kuryāt parvasu nityaśaḥ) Ms. 4.15.

Derivable forms: śāntihomaḥ (शान्तिहोमः).

Śāntihoma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śānti and homa (होम).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāntihoma (शान्तिहोम).—m.

(-maḥ) Burnt offerings, to prevent threatening or possible evils. E. śānti, and hāma burnt offering.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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Śānti (शान्ति) or Śāntika refers to “expelling evil” which is accomplished by performing mantra...
Homa (होम) or Agnikārya refers to the “fire ritual” and represents one of the various upac...
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Koṭi-homa.—(EI 12, 33), name of a rite. Note: koṭi-homa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical ...
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Tilahoma (तिलहोम).—n. (-maṃ) Burnt offering of sesamum. E. tila, and homa burnt offering.
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Homadhānya (होमधान्य).—n. (-naṃ) 1. Sesamum. 2. Barley.
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Śāntigṛha (शान्तिगृह).—n. (-ha) A private apartment near the place of sacrifice. E. śānti devot...
Homadhūma (होमधूम).—m. (-maḥ) The smoke of a burnt-offering, or of sacrificial fire. E. homa, d...
Homabhasman (होमभस्मन्).—n. (-sma) The ashes of a burnt-offering. E. homa, bhasman ashes.

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