Ajyapa, Ājyapā, Ājyapa, Ajya-pa: 12 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ājyapa (आज्यप):—(1. ā + pa)
1) adj. das Opferschmalz trinkend [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 21, 40. 46. 47. 58. 28, 11.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 4, 2, 17. 5, 3, 23. 7, 3, 11. 9, 1, 10. 2, 2, 3, 20.] —
2) m. pl. die Manen (pitaras) der Vaiśya, Söhne Pulastya's [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 197. 198.] Kardama's [Viṣṇupurāṇa 321,] [Nalopākhyāna 84,] [Nalopākhyāna 10.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. Opferschmalz trinkend. —
2) m. Pl. Bez. bestimmter Manen.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.197 < [Section XI - Origin of the Pitṛs and the Mode of Worshipping them]
Verse 3.198 < [Section XI - Origin of the Pitṛs and the Mode of Worshipping them]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.2 - Different names of Śiva < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 221 - Greatness of Ṛṇamocana < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 19 - Greatness of Pitṛkūpikā Tīrtha < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 4 - Boons to Narmadā < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)