Akritaka, Akṛtaka: 3 definitions


Akritaka 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 Akṛtaka can be transliterated into English as Akrtaka or Akritaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Akṛtaka (अकृतक).—adj. (see kṛtaka; compare Pali akata as epithet of nibbāna, and akṛtajña 1), not created, unfashioned, in tangible, immaterial, in Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra standardly as epithet of ākāśa, nirvāṇa, nirodha, Often mistranslated as if active by Suzuki, no doer, not working, or the like: Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 60.6; 72.5; 77.1, etc. Also more generally: sarvaṃ…kṛtakam, or sarvam…akṛtakam Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 176.11 and 13, all is created or all is uncreated, as doctrines of two materialistic schools; the question is raised Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 187.9 whether the Tathāgata is uncreated (akṛtakaḥ) or created (kṛtakaḥ).

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

Akṛtaka (अकृतक).—adj. 1. unwrought, Mahābhārata 1, 7364. 2. plain, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 18, 51.

Akṛtaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kṛtaka (कृतक).

context information

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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Akṛtaka (ಅಕೃತಕ):—[adjective] really coming from its natural source; not artificial; natural; genuine.

context information

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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