Shishiraghna, aka: Śiśiraghna, Shishira-ghna; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śiśiraghna can be transliterated into English as Sisiraghna or Shishiraghna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śiśiraghna (शिशिरघ्न).—an epithet of Agni.

Derivable forms: śiśiraghnaḥ (शिशिरघ्नः).

Śiśiraghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śiśira and ghna (घ्न).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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