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adhvaryu2.7.19MasculineSingular
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adhvaryum. one who institutes an adhvara- any officiating priest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryum. a priest of a particular class (as distinguished from the hotṛ-,the udgātṛ-,and the brahman-classes. The adhvaryu- priests"had to measure the ground, to build the altar, to prepare the sacrificial vessels, to fetch wood and water, to light the fire, to bring the animal and immolate it";whilst engaged in these duties, they had to repeat the hymns of the yajur-veda-, hence that veda- itself is also called adhvaryu-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryum. plural (adhvaryavas-) the adherents of the yajur-veda- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryuf. (us-) the wife of an adhvaryu- priest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryukāṇḍan. Name of a book of mantra-s or prayers intended for adhvaryu- priests. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryukratum. sacrificial act performed by the adhvaryu- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryupatham. the path on which the adhvaryu- priest walks up to the fire, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryupātran. the vessel of the adhvaryu- priest, . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
adhvaryuvedam. the yajur- veda-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
svadhvaryumfn. having a good adhvaryu- priest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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adhvaryu अध्वर्युः [अध्वरमधीते Nir.; अध्वर-क्यच्-युच् ततो$न्त्याकार- लोपः Tv.] 1 Any officiating priest, technically distinguished from होतृ, उद्रातृ and ब्रह्मन्. His duty was "to measure the ground, build the altar, prepare sacrificial vessels, to fetch wood and water, to light the fire, to bring the animal and immolate it," and while doing this to repeat the Yajurveda; होता प्रथमं शंसति तमध्वर्युः प्रोत्साहयति Sk. See अच्छावाक also. -2 The Yajurveda itself. -pl. Adherents of that Veda. -Comp. -काण्डम् N. of a book of mantras or prayers intended for Adhvaryu priest. -कृतुः Sacrificial act performed by the Adhvaryu (Pāṇini II.4.4.) -वेदः Yajurveda.
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adhvaryu adhvar-yú, m. officiating priest, vii. 103, 8.
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adhvaryu m. priest performing the practical work of the sacrifice; priest versed in the Yagur-veda.
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adhvaryu In one passage of the Rigveda Hillebrandt thinks that the five Adhvaryus who are mentioned do not designate actual priests, but refer to the five planets which move about in the heavens like the Adhvaryu priests on the sacrificial ground. See also Graha.
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adhvaryubhiḥ pañcabhiḥ sapta viprāḥ RV.3.7.7a.
adhvaryubhiḥ prayataṃ madhvo agram RV.4.27.5c.
adhvaryubhiḥ prasthitaṃ somyaṃ madhu RV.2.37.2c; AVś.20.67.7c.
adhvaryubhir guhā hitam RV.9.10.9b; SV.2.477b.
adhvaryubhir bharamāṇā ayaṃsata RV.1.135.3f,6b.
adhvaryubhir madhumantaḥ sutāsaḥ RV.7.90.1b; VS.33.70b.
adhvaryubhir manasā saṃvidānāḥ RV.10.30.13c.
adhvaryu pratiprasthātā neṣṭā GB.1.5.24a.
adhvaryu vā madhupāṇiṃ suhastyam RV.10.41.3a.
adhvaryu mā hiṃsīḥ Apś.9.2.9; Mś.3.1.26.
adhvaryur brahmaṇo jātaḥ AVś.19.42.1c; AVP.8.9.5c.
adhvaryur vanate punaḥ RV.8.72.1b.
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adhvaryubhiḥ when the priests expert in the sacrifices mentioned in the Atharva VedaSB 5.7.6
adhvaryu a person who recites hymns from the Yajur Veda and performs ritualistic ceremoniesSB 9.7.22
adhvaryuṇā by the priest, BhṛguSB 4.4.33
adhvaryuṇā by the ṛtvik priestSB 9.1.15
adhvaryuṇā with the Yajur VedaSB 4.7.18
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adhvaryu noun (masculine) a priest of a particular class (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one who institutes an Adhvara any officiating priest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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adhvaryu

adhvaryu   

yajurvedapurohitaḥ।

adhvaryoḥ pratīkṣāyāṃ smaḥ।









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