Abhravakashika, Abhrāvakāśika, Abhra-avakashika: 7 definitions
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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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Partial matches: Abhra.
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