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- (Hinduism) A ritual of sacrifice to the Devas.
- agním īḷe puróhitaṃ
yajñásya devám r̥tvíjam
- Agni do I invoke—the one placed to the fore, god and priest of the sacrifice, the Hotar, most richly conferring treasure.
- 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 501:
- The visit to Pushkar is, however, a little more than the obligatory obeisance done at the site where Brahma carelessly dropped a lotus blossom as he was wondering where to perform a yagnya.