Japayajna, Japayajña, Japa-yajna: 11 definitions


Japayajna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Japayajña (जपयज्ञ):—(japa + yajña) m. das im Hermurmeln eines Gebetes u.s.w. bestehende Opfer: vidhiyajñājjapayajño viśiṣṭo daśabhirguṇaiḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 85. 86.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 101.] yajñānāṃ japayajño smi [Bhagavadgītā 10,25.] [Oxforder Handschriften 74,a.]

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

Japayajña (जपयज्ञ):—m. ein im Hermurmeln von Gebeten bestehendes Opfer.

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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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