Akashasphatika, Ākāśasphaṭika, Akasha-sphatika: 4 definitions


Akashasphatika 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 Ākāśasphaṭika can be transliterated into English as Akasasphatika or Akashasphatika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Ākāśasphaṭika (आकाशस्फटिक).—a kind of crystal supposed to be formed in the atmosphere (two kinds sūryakānta and candrakānta); hail (karakā).

Derivable forms: ākāśasphaṭikaḥ (आकाशस्फटिकः).

Ākāśasphaṭika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākāśa and sphaṭika (स्फटिक).

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

Ākāśasphaṭika (आकाशस्फटिक):—[=ā-kāśa-sphaṭika] [from ā-kāśa > ā-kāś] m. a kind of crystal (supposed to be formed in the atmosphere and of two kinds, Sūrya-kānta and Candra-kānta q.v.)

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Akashasphatika in German

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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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