Yajatisthana, Yajatisthāna, Yajati-sthana: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yajatisthāna (यजतिस्थान).—a place south of the sacrificial altar.

Derivable forms: yajatisthānam (यजतिस्थानम्).

Yajatisthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yajati and sthāna (स्थान). See also (synonyms): yajatideśa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yajatisthāna (यजतिस्थान):—[=yajati-sthāna] [from yajati > yaj] n. the place or position of the Vedi or sacrificial altar, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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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 (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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