Akavaca, A-kavaca: 3 definitions
Akavaca 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Akavacha.
Languages of India and abroad
Akavaca (अकवच):—[=a-kavaca] mfn. having no coat of mail, [Atharva-veda xi, 10, 22.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+110): Abhedyakavaca, Adityakavaca, Akshayakavaca, Akshayavamshakavaca, Akshobhyakavaca, Annapurnadevitrailokyamohanakavaca, Annapurnakavaca, Apaduddharakavaca, Arjunakavaca, Ayasakavaca, Balakavaca, Balatripuratrailokyavijayakavaca, Bandimocana mahaganapatistotrakavaca, Batukabhairavakavaca, Batukakavaca, Brahmakavaca, Brahmastrakavaca, Cakranyasakavaca, Camundakavaca, Caritrakavaca.
Full-text: Shamkarakavaca, Shaluveshakavaca, Vitthalakavaca, Shrikavaca, Varahakavaca, Vetalakavaca, Trailokyavijaya, Kavaca.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Akavaca, A-kavaca; (plurals include: Akavacas, kavacas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 44 - The narrative of Bhārgava Paraśurāma (h) < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 31 - Paraśurāma advised by Brahmā to approach Śiva about Haihaya < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 61 - The Liturgy of Gaṇeśvara < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Serpent Power (Kundalini-shakti), Introduction (by Arthur Avalon)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XXIV - Śakti as Mantra (Mantramayi Śakti) < [Section 3 - Ritual]