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1) Agni. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The Hindu god of fire and guardian of humanity. Sanskrit Agni, from agni, fire....

2) Agni. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Agni, (ag´ne) (KEY) : see Veda....

3) polytheism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...with function in the Vedic religion (see Vedas) of India: Indra is the storm god, Agni the fire god, Vayu the wind god, Yama the god of death. Polytheistic worship...

4) XXXVII. b. Hindu Mythology. Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...most important are: 1. Indra, the god of heaven, of thunder, lightning, storm, and rain; 2. Agni, the god of fire; 3. Yama, the god of the infernal regions; 4. Surya,...

5) C. Early Civilizations and Classical Empires of South and East Asia. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Aryans worshiped nature-gods. The chief gods were Indra, god of the air and of the storm; Agni, the sacrificial fire; and Soma, the intoxicant used for libations....

6) fire. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Indo-European *egnis. The Russian word for fire, ogon' (stem form ogn-), and the Sanskrit agni-, fire (deified as Agni, the god of fire), also come from *egnis, the...

7) 979. Mythic and pagan deities. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...Surya (the sun, = Gr. Helios), Savitar ( The Inciter, a sun god), Soma (the sus ainer), Agni (fire), Vayu (the winds), the Marutas (storm gods), Ushas ( the Dawn,...

8) Act II. Scene II. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...the plumed swan. MAM. And lastly, Thou hast descried the flower, the sanguis agni? 36 FACE. Yes, sir. MAM. Where s master? FACE. At s prayers, sir, he; Good man,...

9) Veda. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...can be identified with another or take on his or her powers. 3The most important gods are Agni, the fire god, who plays a central role in the sacrifice, and Indra,...

10) Chapter XI. 1909-14. The Bhagavad-Gita. The Harvard Classics
...and bow Body, and breast, and brow, 115 And, whispering worship, laud and magnify Thee! Rishis and Siddhas cry Hail! Highest Majesty! From sage and singer breaks...

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