from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Hindu god of fire and guardian of humanity.
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- proper n. A Hindu and Vedic deity of fire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of agnus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India; one of the three chief deities of the Vedas
The true state of the case therefore is that the word Agni, which is understood to denote the intestinal fire, when appearing in co-ordination with the term Vaisvânara represented as having the three worlds for his body, denotes (not the intestinal fire, but) the highest Self as qualified by that fire viewed as forming the body of the Self.
Thus, also, with regard to the term Agni (fire) in the passage (/S/at.
Seed that both the consumer and the consumed (called Agni and Soma) have sprung, and it is in it that the living organisms with the senses rest.
War-duke of the Markmen, whose daughter had been offered up for victory, and his name was Agni, so that the tofts where he fell have since been called Agni's Tofts.
Raveena Tandon makes comeback with a woman-oriented film actress Raveena Tandon is all set to make her comeback in Bollywood with a woman-oriented film titled Agni -
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Perhaps, he thought that the common man would require some such physical and concrete symbol like Agni which is the main ingredient in yajna.
But of course, behind these threeforms of fire there is chidagni, the fourth, conscious fire, spiritual Agni which is everywhere.
They were led by their king, Indra, lord of clouds, and associated with him were gods such as Agni (fire), Varuna (water), Surya the sun and Kama the god of passion.
[The four garrisons of Anxi were located at the capital cities of the oasis kingdoms of Kucha, Khotan, Kashgar, and Karashahr (also known as Agni), near the western end of the Tarim Basin, in present-day Xinjiang Province.
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