Akrosha, aka: Ākrośa; 5 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Ākrośa can be transliterated into English as Akrosa or Akrosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ākrośa (आक्रोश).—A king of ancient Bhārata. He was king over the land of Mahottha. Nakula conquered him during his victory march. (Ślokas 5 and 6, Chapter 32, Sabhā Parva, Mahābhārata).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
General definition (in Jainism)
Ākrośa (आक्रोश, “abuse”) refers to one of the hardships (parīṣaha), or “series of trials hard to endure” according to the Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra 10.1 (Incarnation as Nandana). While practicing penance for a lac of years, Muni Nandana also endured a series of trials hard to endure (eg., ākrośa). Nandana is the name of a king as well as one of Mahāvīra’s previous births.Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra Vol-i
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
ākrōśa (आक्रोश).—m (S) Loud crying, bellowing, bawling.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ākrōśa (आक्रोश).—m Loud crying.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) Calling or crying out, vociferation, loud cry or sound.
2) Censure, blame, reviling; आक्रोशमपि परिहासमाकलयन्ति (ākrośamapi parihāsamākalayanti) K.235,291; abuse Y.2.32.
3) A curse, imprecation; °गर्भमेवमुक्तम् (garbhamevamuktam) K.291,346.
4) An oath.
Derivable forms: ākrośaḥ (आक्रोशः).
See also (synonyms): ākrośana.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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