अग्निष्टोम

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

अग्नि ‎(agni, Agni) +‎ स्तोम ‎(stoma, praise)

Noun[edit]

अग्निष्टोम ‎(agniṣṭomam

  1. a ritual, variation of the ज्योतिष्टोम ‎(jyotiṣṭoma), lasting for five days, conducted by 16 priests, in which soma is offered to the gods through the sacred fire
  2. a mantra or kalpa connected to the agniṣṭoma

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0005