The householder's fire bears many significations. Most frequently it is paired in juxtapositional relation to the Aahavaniiya. Among them are the following form the ZB:

ZB in the same discussion as the other altars, here the Aahavaniiya is linked to Indra.

ZB then it is linked with the sacrificer, as juxtaposed to the DakSiNa.

ZB gives details of the linked significations of the Gaarhapatya and the Aahavaniiya.

ZB as the yajamaana is stepping up to the Gaarhapatya, several verses from the RV are recited.

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