Akam, Ākam: 3 definitions
Akam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Ākam (आकम्).—The substitute आकम् (ākam) for साम् (sām) of the gen. pl. after the words युष्मद् (yuṣmad) and अस्मद् (asmad) e. g. युष्माकं, अस्माकम् (yuṣmākaṃ, asmākam) cf. P.VII.1.33.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (natya)
Akam (mind) is explained in the Tāṇḍava-tāla-marapu, the second part of the Niruttamarapu (“literary usage of dance”) which represents the third book of the Pañcamarapu (‘five-fold traditional usage’): an important piece of Tamil literature.—Akam stands for the three mental aspects of sāttvikam (peace), rāsatam (enthusiasm) and tāmatam (meekness) and the nine Rasas (sentiments) of uvakai (joy), nakai (laughter), alukai (pathetic), vekuli (anger), perumitam (sense of pride), accam (fear), ilivaral (fatigue), maruṭkai (surprise), naṭunilai (peace). These nine rasas are exhibited through three characters namely, the sāttvika, rājasa and tāmasa.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Languages of India and abroad
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Akam in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) without a wish, unhaunted by desires; hence ~[ta] (nf)..—akam (अकाम) is alternatively transliterated as Akāma.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+42): Akama, Akamaga, Akamahata, Akamaka, Akamakamin, Akamakarshan, Akamakarshana, Akamam, Akamanijjara, Akamanirjara, Akamanirjare, Akamarga, Akamaro, Akamasamjnapana, Akamata, Akamatas, Akamatman, Akamaya, Akambuka, Akamdajalada.
Ends with (+173): A-candra-tarakam, Abhisamdhipurvakam, Abhishakam, Abuddhipurvakam, Acamantakam, Acandratarakam, Achandratarakam, Ahakam, Akitapatamgapipilakam, Alakam, Alpakam, Amhakam, Anakam, Annakam, Antaratmeshtakam, Anudakam, Apadatalamastakam, Apaharakam, Apasavyakam, Ardrakam.
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The Tamil Academy: A Myth < [November, 1928]
Love in Tamil Poetry < [January-February, 1929]
Reviews < [April 1940]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 57 - Thirukkachur Alakkoyil or Tirukkaccur (Hymn 41) < [Volume 3.5 - Pilgrim’s progress: to the North]
Chapter 4.3 - (d) Technical terms used by Arurar in relation to Dance and Music < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 1.3 - Umabhaga-murti (depiction of the Mother Goddess) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)