Akashesha, Ākāśeśa, Akasha-isha: 7 definitions


Akashesha 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 Ākāśeśa can be transliterated into English as Akasesa or Akashesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Ākāśeśa (आकाशेश).—

1) an epithet of Indra.

2) (in law) any helpless person (such as a child, a woman, a pauper) who has no other possession than the air. आकाशेशास्तु विज्ञेया बालवृद्धकृशातुराः (ākāśeśāstu vijñeyā bālavṛddhakṛśāturāḥ) Manusmṛti 4.184.

Derivable forms: ākāśeśaḥ (आकाशेशः).

Ākāśeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākāśa and īśa (ईश).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ākāśeśa (आकाशेश).—m.

(-śaḥ) 1. Indra, as ruler of the firmament. 2. (In law) A helpless person, as a child, a woman, a pauper or invalid. E. ākāśa and īśa lord.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ākāśeśa (आकाशेश).—[masculine] ruler of the atmosphere.

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

1) Ākāśeśa (आकाशेश):—[from ā-kāśa > ā-kāś] mfn. ‘who has no other possession than the air’, helpless (as a child, woman, pauper, or invalid), [Manu-smṛti iv, 184]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘lord of the sky’, Indra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ākāśeśa (आकाशेश):—[ākāśe+śa] (śaḥ) 1. m. Indra; a helpless person, as a child or pauper.

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Akashesha in German

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