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aśvamedham. the horse-sacrifice (a celebrated ceremony, the antiquity of which reaches back to the Vedic period; the hymns [= ], referring to it, are however of comparatively late origin; in later times its efficacy was so exaggerated, that a hundred such sacrifices entitled the sacrificer to displace indra- from the dominion of svarga-; kings who engaged in it spent enormous sums in gifts to the Brahmans; it is said that the horse was sometimes not immolated, but kept bound during the ceremony) etc., (see arkāśvamedh/a-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedha(/aśva--) m. Name of a descendant of bharata- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhadattam. Name of a king View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhajam. Name of a king View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhakam. (equals aśvamedha-ja-above) Name of a king View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhakāṇḍan. (aśvamedha-) Name of (treating of the aśvamedha-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhatvan. the state of an aśva-medha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhavatmfn. receiving an aśva-medha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhavatind. as with the aśva-medha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvamedhayājinm. engaged in an aśva-medha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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aśvamedha (‘Offering a horse-sacrifice ’) is a prince men­tioned in a hymn of the Rigveda, which contains a Dānastuti (‘ Praise of Gifts ’) of Tryaruna, and to which three verses have been added in praise of Aśvamedha. See also Aśvamedha.
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aśvamedhaiḥ paro 'varam (śś. parovaram) śB.13.5.4.3b; śś.16.9.7b.
aśvamedhasya dānāḥ RV.5.27.5c.
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aśvamedha horse sacrificesCC Adi 3.79
aśvamedha-rājasūya-ādīnām of great sacrifices like the Aśvamedha yajña and Rājasūya yajñaSB 5.17.9
aśvamedha-rājasūya-ādīnām of great sacrifices like the Aśvamedha yajña and Rājasūya yajñaSB 5.17.9
aśvamedha-rājasūya-ādīnām of great sacrifices like the Aśvamedha yajña and Rājasūya yajñaSB 5.17.9
aśvamedhaiḥ by aśvamedha sacrificesSB 8.18.20
aśvamedhaiḥ by horse sacrificesSB 3.3.18
aśvamedhaiḥ by performing aśvamedha-yajñasSB 9.8.7
aśvamedhaiḥ by performing the horse sacrifice yajñasSB 9.4.22
aśvamedhaiḥ by the performance of aśvamedha sacrificesSB 9.2.35-36
aśvamedhaiḥ yajña in which a horse is sacrificedSB 1.8.6
aśvamedhajaḥ AśvamedhajaSB 9.22.39
aśvamedham aśvamedha sacrificeSB 4.13.25
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aśvamedha noun (masculine) name of a descendant of Bharata (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the horse-sacrifice (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 1516/72933
aśvamedhadatta noun (masculine) name of a man
Frequency rank 45681/72933
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aśvamedha

Great Horse Sacrifice; a vedic ritual that could only be conducted by a king for the acquisition of power and glory, the sovereignty over neighbouring provinces, and general prosperity of the kingdom.

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aśvamedha

aśvamedhaḥ, aśvamedhayajñaḥ   

prācīnakālīnaḥ yajñaviśeṣaḥ yasmin aśvasya mastiṣke jayapatraṃ sthāpayitvā taṃ bhūmaṇḍalasya parikramaṇārthe preṣayanti sma।

aśvamedhasya aśvaḥ yadā bhūmaṇḍalasya parikramāṃ kṛtvā pratyāgacchati tadā tasya māṃsaṃ upayujya yajñaṃ kurvanti sma।









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