Shantihoma, Śāntihōma, Śāntihoma, Shanti-homa: 7 definitions


Shantihoma 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.

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

[«previous (S) next»] — Shantihoma in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

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

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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

[«previous (S) next»] — Shantihoma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāntihoma (शान्तिहोम):—[=śānti-homa] [from śānti > śānta] m. a propitiatory oblation, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

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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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