Svishtakrit, aka: Sviṣṭakṛt; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Sviṣṭakṛt can be transliterated into English as Svistakrt or Svishtakrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1) Sviṣṭakṛt (स्विष्टकृत्).—Another name of Agni (Fire). It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 219 Verse 22, that this Agni was the sixth son of Brhaspati.
2) Sviṣṭakṛt (स्विष्टकृत्).—The Agni (fire) called Visvapati, who was the second son of Manu. Rohiṇī the second daughter of Manu also is known by the name Sviṣṭakṛt. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 221, that the offering in fire, of the fat portions of the sacrificial animals, is carried out properly by the help of this fire.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.86 < [Section VII - Duties of the Householder]
Verse 11.222 < [Section XXIX - Description of the Expiatory Penances]
Verse 3.84 < [Section VII - Duties of the Householder]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa I, adhyāya 7, brāhmaṇa 3 < [First Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XIII, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 4 < [Thirteenth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa IX, adhyāya 4, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Ninth Kāṇḍa]
Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra (by Āpastamba)
Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra (by Āśvalāyana)
Hiraṇyakeśin-gṛhya-sūtra (by Hiraṇyakeśin)
Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra (by Śāṅkhāyana)