Akrodha, Akrōdha: 5 definitions


Akrodha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Akrodha (अक्रोध).—A King of the Pūru dynasty. He was born to King 'Ayutanāyi' and his Queen, Kāmā. Kāmā, mother of Akrodha, was the daughter of Pṛthuśravā. (Śloka 21, Chapter 95, Ādi Parva, Mahābhārata).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

akrōdha (अक्रोध).—m S Restraint or subjection of anger. One of the ten duties of an ascetic. See under yōgadharma.

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akrōdha (अक्रोध).—a S Void of angor.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

akrōdha (अक्रोध).—m Restraint of anger. a Void of anger.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akrodha (अक्रोध).—a. [nāsti krodho yasya na. ba.] Free from anger.

-dhaḥ [na. ta.] Absence or suppression of anger; अक्रोधस्तपसः (akrodhastapasaḥ) (vibhūṣaṇam) Bh.2.8; अक्रोधेन जयेत् क्रुद्धं (akrodhena jayet kruddhaṃ) Mb.5.15.18. regarded as one of the ten duties of an ascetic.

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

Akrodha (अक्रोध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) Dispassionateness, restraint of anger, one of the ten duties of an ascetic. mfn.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Dispassionate. E. a neg. and krodha anger.

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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. 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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