Aghora: 22 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aghora (अघोर):—(3. a + ghora)

1) adj. f. ā nicht schreckend, nicht verderblich: aghoreṇa.cakṣuṣā mi.riyeṇa [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 7, 60, 1]; vgl. aghoracakṣus. yā te rudra śivā tanūraghorā [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 3, 5.] —

2) m. ein Beiname Śiva’s: iti śivacaturdaśīvratapūjāyām [Śabdakalpadruma]; vgl. aghoraghorarūpa und ghoraghoratara . —

3) f. der 14te Tag in der dunkeln Hälfte des Monats Bhādra: bhādramāsyasite pakṣe ghorākhyā (lies agho) caturdaśī . tasyāmārādhitaḥ sthāṇurnayecchivapuraṃ dhruvam .. eine Smṛti im [Śabdakalpadruma]

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Aghora (अघोर):—

1) [Oxforder Handschriften 88,b,27.] —

2) vgl. [WILSON, Sel. Works 2, 215.] aghorarudrotpatti [Oxforder Handschriften 44,b,15.] aghorotpattāvaghorajapaḥ [16.] mantrapūjāvidhi [45,a,23.] māhātmya [28.] aghorāstra [106,a,30.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aghora (अघोर):——

1) Adj. nicht grausig.

2) m. eine Form Śiva's.

3) f. ā der 14te Tag in der dunklen Hälfte des Monats Bhādra.

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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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