Yajnavaha, aka: Yajñavāha, Yajna-vaha; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

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Yajñavāha (यज्ञवाह).—A warrior of Subrahmaṇya. There is a reference to him in Mahābhārata, Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Verse 80.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Yajñavāha (यज्ञवाह).—a. conducting a sacrifice.

Yajñavāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yajña and vāha (वाह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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