Vanyatila, aka: Vanya-tila; 1 Definition(s)

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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Vanyatila (वन्यतिल) refers to one of the five varieties of tila (sesamum) according to verse 25.62-63a of the Īśvarasaṃhitā which deals with the classification of the places for building the fire-pits (kuṇḍa). Mudga represents one of the seven village-corns that are fit for food-offerings. Accordingly, “Five kinds are stated as fit to be taken, white (vanya-tila), black, yellow, produced from the forest, and big sesamum”.

Source: archive.org: Isvara Samhita Vol 5
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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