Yajnari, aka: Yajñāri, Yajna-ari; 2 Definition(s)

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Yajñāri (यज्ञारि).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: yajñāriḥ (यज्ञारिः).

Yajñāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yajña and ari (अरि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yajñāri (यज्ञारि).—m.

(-riḥ) 1. A name of Siva. 2. A demon, a goblin. E. yajña a sacrifice, ari enemy.

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