Vahniretas, aka: Vahni-retas; 2 Definition(s)


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Vahniretas (वह्निरेतस्).—m.

1) an epithet of Śiva.

2) gold.

Vahniretas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vahni and retas (रेतस्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vahniretas (वह्निरेतस्).—m.

(-tāḥ) Siva. E. vahni fire, retas semen.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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