Somayaga, aka: Somayāga, Soma-yaga; 4 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
One of the seven great sages (isi) of great power. J.vi.99.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
sōmayāga (सोमयाग).—m (S) A sacrifice at which the juice of sōma is drunk.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sōmayāga (सोमयाग).—m A kind of sacrifice.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Somayāga (सोमयाग).—the Soma sacrifice.
Derivable forms: somayāgaḥ (सोमयागः).
Somayāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and yāga (याग). See also (synonyms): somayajña.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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