Swaha: 1 definition
Swaha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
Swaha is a daughter of Daksha, and by many accounts, the wife of Agni, the God of fire. Agni was initially reluctant to marry her, but in the end was persuaded to do so. She obtained the boon that oblations will be poured into fire by taking her name.
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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter VIII - Application of om in the vedas and vedanta < [The om tat sat]
Chapter XV - Vasishtha’s visit to bhusunda < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter LXIX - Story of visuchika (continued) < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]