Vadavagni, aka: Vāḍavāgni, Vadava-agni; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Vāḍavāgni (वाडवाग्नि, “marefire”):—One of the five natural forms of Agni (Vedic god of Divine illumination). This form, known as Vāḍava-agni, represents Agni’s most fearful form remains hidden under the sea, ever ready to destroy the world.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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vaḍavāgni (वडवाग्नि).—m S vaḍavānala m S A fabulous submarine fire. 2 In mythology. A being consisting of flame but with the head of a mare, and existing in the ocean.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaḍavāgni (वडवाग्नि).—m A fabulous submarine fire.

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

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Vaḍavāgni (वडवाग्नि).—the submarine fire.

Derivable forms: vaḍavāgniḥ (वडवाग्निः).

Vaḍavāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaḍavā and agni (अग्नि). See also (synonyms): vaḍavānala.

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Vāḍavāgni (वाडवाग्नि).—the submarine fire.

Derivable forms: vāḍavāgniḥ (वाडवाग्निः).

Vāḍavāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāḍava and agni (अग्नि). See also (synonyms): vāḍavānala.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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