Vadavagni, Vāḍavāgni, Vadava-agni: 4 definitions
Vadavagni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vaḍavāgni (वडवाग्नि).—m A fabulous submarine fire.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaḍavāgni (वडवाग्नि).—the submarine fire.
Derivable forms: vaḍavāgniḥ (वडवाग्निः).
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Vāḍavāgni (वाडवाग्नि).—the submarine fire.
Derivable forms: vāḍavāgniḥ (वाडवाग्निः).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Laghu-yoga-vasistha (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Part 13 - The Story of Ikṣvāku < [Chapter VI - Nirvāṇa-prakaraṇa]
Part 2 - The Story of Līlā or Sport < [Chapter III - Utpatti-prakaraṇa]
Part 4 - The Story of Dāśūra < [Chapter IV - Sthiti-prakaraṇa]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 18 - The greatness of Nandā-Prācī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)