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Astra Yajna, Worship of Weapons, Agni Purana
Astra Yajna or the Worship of Weapons as described in the Agni Purana is a rite in which the weapons of Lord Shiva are worshipped and it is believed that Astra Yajna brings about worldly success to individuals.
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