Akashapradipa, Ākāśapradīpa, Akasha-pradipa: 2 definitions


Akashapradipa 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 Ākāśapradīpa can be transliterated into English as Akasapradipa or Akashapradipa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Akashapradipa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākāśapradīpa (आकाशप्रदीप).—

1) a lamp lighted in honour of Lakṣmī or Viṣṇu and raised on a pole in the air at the Divāli festival in the month of Kārtika.

2) a beacon-light, a lantern on a pole.

Derivable forms: ākāśapradīpaḥ (आकाशप्रदीपः).

Ākāśapradīpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākāśa and pradīpa (प्रदीप). See also (synonyms): ākāśadīpa.

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

Ākāśapradīpa (आकाशप्रदीप):—[=ā-kāśa-pradīpa] [from ā-kāśa > ā-kāś] m. = -dīpa q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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