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Agama

Agama Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary mf({A})n. coming near , approaching AV. vi , 81 , 2 ; xix , 35 , 3 m. (ifc. f. {A}) arrival , coming , approach R. &c. origin Mn. viii , 401 R. &c. appearance or reappearance MBh. ii , 547 course (of a fluid) , issue (e.g. of blood) Mn. viii , 252 Sus3r. income , lawful acquisition (of property , {artha} , {dhana} , {vitta} , {draviNa}) Mn. MBh. &c. ; reading , studying Pat. acquisition of knowledge , science MBh. Yajn. &c. a traditional doctrine or precept , collection of such doctrines , sacred work , Brahmana Mn. xii , 105 MBh. &c. anything handed down and fixed by tradition (as the reading of a text or a record , title-deed , &c.) addition Nir. i , 4 a grammatical augment , a meaningless syllable or letter inserted in any part of the radical word Prat. Pan. Comm. N. of a rhetorical figure ({am}) n. a Tantra or work inculcating the mystical worship of Siva and Sakti.
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