Akashapushpa, Ākāśapuṣpa, Akasha-pushpa: 2 definitions
Akashapushpa means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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 Ākāśapuṣpa can be transliterated into English as Akasapuspa or Akashapushpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Ākāśapuṣpa (आकाशपुष्प) (cf. Ākāśaśakuni, Khapuṣpa) refers to one of the various types of upamāna (comparisons). Cf. Nirmāṇa, and the Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XI).—The great Madhyamaka masters, Nāgārjuna, Deva, Candrakīrti, Śāntideva, explain the ten comparisons (upamāna) in detail: māyā, marīci, udakacandra and ambucandra, ākāśapuṣpa and khapuṣpa, pratiśrutkā, gandharvanagara, svapna, bimba and pratibimba, nirmāṇa, alātacakra, taimirika (a person suffering from ophthalmia).
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ākāśapuṣpa (ಆಕಾಶಪುಷ್ಪ):—[noun] that which is impossible to obtain.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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