Yajnamrigavyadha, Yajñamṛgavyādha, Yajna-mrigavyadha: 1 definition



Yajnamrigavyadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Yajñamṛgavyādha can be transliterated into English as Yajnamrgavyadha or Yajnamrigavyadha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Yajñamṛgavyādha (यज्ञमृगव्याध) refers to a name of Śiva, according to Mahābhārata Śāntiparva 290.159 and Brahmapurāṇa 40.78.—Cf. Makhamṛgavyādha which is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 22.140.—The reference being to the story of Śiva cutting off the head of Dakṣa’s sacrifice when it attempted to flee in the form of a deer. Cf. Naiṣadha 4.67. See also under Tārāmṛga. Yajñamṛgavyādha occurs among the names of Śiva in the Mahābhārata Śāntiparva 290.159 and in Brahmapurāṇa 40.78.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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