Yajnakankara, Yajñakaṅkara: 1 definition

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Yajnakankara means something in 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.

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[«previous next»] — Yajnakankara in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yajñakaṅkara (यज्ञकंकर).—n Sacrifice-bracelet. At yajñadīkṣā (performance of a sacrifice) this bracelet is around the arm of the yajamāna whilst he sits bareheaded upon darbhāsana (seat composed of the grass Poa cynosuroides).

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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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