Abhravakashika, Abhrāvakāśika, Abhra-avakashika: 7 definitions

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Abhravakashika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abhrāvakāśika can be transliterated into English as Abhravakasika or Abhravakashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhrāvakāśika (अभ्रावकाशिक).—a. exposed to the rain (and so practising penance), not seeking shelter from the rain; अभ्रावकाशा वर्षासु हेमन्ते जलसंश्रयाः (abhrāvakāśā varṣāsu hemante jalasaṃśrayāḥ) Mb.12. 244.1; ग्रीष्मे पञ्चतपास्तु स्याद्वर्षास्वभ्रावकाशिकः (grīṣme pañcatapāstu syādvarṣāsvabhrāvakāśikaḥ) Ms.6.23.

Abhrāvakāśika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhra and avakāśika (अवकाशिक). See also (synonyms): abhrāvakāśin.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhrāvakāśika (अभ्रावकाशिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Exposed to the rain. E. abhrāvakāśa and ṭhak aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhrāvakāśika (अभ्रावकाशिक).—i. e. abhra-avakāśa + ika, adj. Having the clouds for shelter, uncovered, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 23 (read ābhrāº ābhrāº).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhrāvakāśika (अभ्रावकाशिक).—[adjective] exposing one’s self to the rain.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhrāvakāśika (अभ्रावकाशिक):—[from abhra] ([Manu-smṛti vi, 23, etc.]) ([Rāmāyaṇa iii, 10, 4]) mfn. having the clouds for shelter, open to the sky (as an ascetic).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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