Difference between revisions of "Avakīrņī"

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# one who has descended  
 
# one who has descended  
 
# one who has fallen (in virtue)  
 
# one who has fallen (in virtue)  
# in brahminical mores, a brahmachārī (who is interpreted as one strictly obligated to abstain from sexual activity and sensual pleasure) who has experienced sexual pleasure with a woman (M. Sańhitā).   
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# in brahminical mores, [[a]] brahmachārī (who is interpreted as one strictly obligated to abstain from sexual activity and sensual pleasure) who has experienced sexual pleasure with a woman (M. Sańhitā).   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:39, 29 December 2013

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Avakirni, AvakIrnI, Avakirni


  1. one who has descended
  2. one who has fallen (in virtue)
  3. in brahminical mores, a brahmachārī (who is interpreted as one strictly obligated to abstain from sexual activity and sensual pleasure) who has experienced sexual pleasure with a woman (M. Sańhitā).