Difference between revisions of "Aghamarşaņa"

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
m (Adding glossary defn)
m (relink)
 
Line 4: Line 4:
 
# punishing or torturing sin  
 
# punishing or torturing sin  
 
# subjugating and destroying sin or vice  
 
# subjugating and destroying sin or vice  
# a kind of penance in which the recitation of the Ŗgvedic [[mantra]] of the same name is prescribed, and which prescribes fasting for 3 days, and remaining standing throughout the day hours and seated throughout the night, and the donating of a milking cow at the end of the period (M. Sańhitā).   
+
# [[a]] kind of penance in which the recitation of the Ŗgvedic [[mantra]] of the same name is prescribed, and which prescribes fasting for 3 days, and remaining standing throughout the day hours and seated throughout the night, and the donating of [[a]] milking cow at the end of the period (M. Sańhitā).   
  
 
[[Category:Glossary]]
 
[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 18:34, 29 December 2013

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Aghamarsana, Aghamarsana, Aghamarshana


  1. punishing or torturing sin
  2. subjugating and destroying sin or vice
  3. a kind of penance in which the recitation of the Ŗgvedic mantra of the same name is prescribed, and which prescribes fasting for 3 days, and remaining standing throughout the day hours and seated throughout the night, and the donating of a milking cow at the end of the period (M. Sańhitā).