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Video footage: VARANASI, INDIA - DECEMBER 04, 2015 : A group of priests perform "Agni Pooja" (Worship to Fire), on Dashashwamedh Ghat. This is one of the most famous religious and tourist attraction in Varanasi.
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Definition of the noun agni

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India; one of the three chief deities of the Vedas


Agni a.k.a. Agnee is an Indian rock band based in Pune. The band's debut album "Agnee" was released on 15 May 2007. Since then, they have released several singles and used an Internet-based free distribution model to gather a large following in the rock music circuit in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, and Ahmedabad. The band continues to extend its reach across India through their 'Create with Agnee' venture in collaboration with Radio Mirchi.


Who is Agni?

Agni a.k.a. Agni Shridhar is an Kannada former gangster, writer, critic and artist. He founded Karunada Sene. Later he founded the weekly Kannada newspaper and turned a professional writer, Agni. He has written a book called "Dadagiriya dinagalu", meaning the days of goondaism.


  1. "Agni" is an opera in Sinhalese composed by Premasiri Khemadasa with a libretto by Eric Illayapparachchi. It premiered on 26 May 2007 at the Lionel Wendt Theater in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  2. "Agni" is a musical EP of Raga Omar Khannam & Wukimon.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Agni" is a composition.
  4. "Agni" is a composition.


  1. "Agni" a.k.a. "Agnee" is a Bangladeshi Bengali language women-centric crime thriller film. Directed by Iftakar Chowdhury. Stars Mahiya Mahi, Arefin Shuvo, and many more. Releasing on 14 February 2014. The Film was inspired from 2011's American Action Film Colombiana stars Zoe Saldana in the lead role.
  2. "Agni" is a 2004 Bengali film directed by Swapan Saha and produced by Mukul Sarkar. The film features actors Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rachana Banerjee in the lead roles.
  3. "Agni" a.k.a. "Fire" is a 1989 documentary film directed by Velu Viswanandhan.
    • read more about Fire
  4. "Agni" is a film.


  1. Agni is a fictional character from the 2012 film Dashamukha.
  2. Agni is a fictional character from the 1985 film Scenario.
  3. Agni is a fictional character from the 2014 film Gajakesari.
  4. Agni is a fictional character from the anime series Black Butler.


  1. The Agni missile is a family of medium to intercontinental range ballistic missiles developed by India, named after one of the five elements of nature. Agni Missiles are long range, nuclear weapons capable surface to surface ballistic missile. The first missile of the series, Agni-I was developed under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program and tested in 1991. After its success, Agni missile program was separated from the IGMDP upon realizing its strategic importance. It was designated as a special program in India's defence budget and provided adequate funds for subsequent development.
    • also known as Agni missile system
  2. AGNI is an American literary magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, interviews, and artwork twice a year in print and biweekly online from its home at Boston University. Its editor is Sven Birkerts, the literary critic and essayist; its senior editor is William Pierce.
  3. Agni is the "fire," that drives all digestion and metabolism in the Hindu medical practice of Ayurveda. The digestive and absorption process is called Pakwagni.
  4. Agni a.k.a. The Anyin language is spoken principally in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. It is an Akan member of the Kwa branch of the Niger–Congo family of languages. The closest relative of Anyin is Baoulé, and it is also close to Nzema.
  5. Agni is a 1989 Telugu action film produced by K. S. Prakash Rao, and directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Akkineni Nagarjuna and Shantipriya played the lead roles and the music is composed by Hamsalekha. The film recorded as a flop at the box-office.
  6. Agni is a 1978 Indian Malayalam film, directed by C Radhakrishnan and produced by Hassan and PMK Bapu. The film stars Madhu, Vidhubala, Sankaradi and Aboobacker in the lead roles. The film's musical score is by A. T. Ummer.

Phrases with Agni

Phrases ending with the word Agni:

  1. Zygina Agni
  2. Anzygina Agni
  3. Hexatoma Agni
  4. Coladenia Agni
  5. Holorusia Agni
  6. Species Zygina Agni
  7. Species Anzygina Agni
  8. Species Hexatoma Agni

Other phrases containing the word Agni:

  1. Diplodia Agni-Casti
  2. Species Diplodia Agni-Casti

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agni

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Google previewThe Esoteric Codex: Alchemy I

by Mark Rogers

Alchemical symbol for fire Agni is a Hindu and Vedic deity. The word agni is Sanskrit for fire (noun), cognate with Latin ignis (the root of English ignite), Russian огонь (fire), pronounced agon. Agni has three forms: fire, lightning and the sun.

Google previewVariation and Change in Tocharian B (2008)

by Michaël Peyrot

Agni is the older name of Chin. Yanqi, Uygur Qarasahar. colloquial language ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

Agni, which translates as “fire,” refers to the digestive and metabolic activities.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Medicine (1985)

by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao

Agni known as grahani is to support pachaka-pitta which is essential for digestion [See pitta] . "The four kinds of food (eaten, drunk, swallowed and licked) , descending from the amasaya is retained in the pakvasaya, and in due course ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011)

by Jeffery D. Long

AGNI. Fire. Agni is the Vedic deity, or deva, who personifies fire, particularly the fire of the Vedic yajña, or sacrifice. Because all Vedic sacrifices are of- fered into the fire, Agni is seen as the intermediary between human beings and all of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Cote d'Ivoire (The Ivory Coast) (2016)

by Cyril K. Daddieh

Croyances Religieuses et Coutumes Juridiques des Agni de la Côte d'Ivoire. Paris: Larose, 1960. Brou-Tanoh, A. “La tradition orale chez les Agni Ahali du Moronou.” Bulletin d'information et de liaison des Instituts ...

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Small photo of SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - AUGUST 10, 2015: A stamp printed by FRENCH WEST AFRICA shows image portrait of Agni Woman from Ivory Coast, circa March, 1947.Small photo of VARANASI,INDIA - 24 May 2016 : Unidentified Hindu priest performing Agni Pooja or Worship to Fire every evening at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.Small photo of Beautiful young woman working out in loft interior, doing Seated Hip Stretch, hip opener Eka Pada Agni Stambhasana, warming up on blue mat during practice, full length, copy spaceSmall photo of VARANASI, INDIA - OCTOBER 27, 2013: A Hindu priest performs "Agni Pooja" (Worship to Fire) at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.Small photo of Smiling athlete girl doing fitness exercises, yoga asana parivritta Eka Pada Agni Stambhasana, Fire Log Pose, isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of Serene sporty yogi girl doing fitness exercises, yoga asana parivritta Eka Pada Agni Stambhasana, Fire Log Pose, isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of View of Agni Beach, north Corfu More...

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