Akashastikaya, Ākāśāstikāya, Akasha-astikaya: 4 definitions


Akashastikaya 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 Ākāśāstikāya can be transliterated into English as Akasastikaya or Akashastikaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ākāśāstikāya (आकाशास्तिकाय).—Name of a category with the Jainas; धर्माधर्माकाशास्तिकायास्ते (dharmādharmākāśāstikāyāste) Sarva. S.3.

Derivable forms: ākāśāstikāyaḥ (आकाशास्तिकायः).

Ākāśāstikāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākāśa and astikāya (अस्तिकाय).

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

Ākāśāstikāya (आकाशास्तिकाय):—[from ā-kāśa > ā-kāś] m. the ontologic category of space, [Jaina literature]

[Sanskrit to German]

Akashastikaya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akashastikaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ākāśāstikāya (ಆಕಾಶಾಸ್ತಿಕಾಯ):—[noun] (Jain.) the sky; as one of the astikāyas.

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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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