Akrosha, aka: Ākrośa; 5 Definition(s)


Akrosha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Ākrośa can be transliterated into English as Akrosa or Akrosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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
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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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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
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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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
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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

Ākrośa (आक्रोश).—

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
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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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Nirākrośa (निराक्रोश).—a. unaccused, unreviled. Nirākrośa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Paribhāṣaṇa (परिभाषण).—n. (-ṇaṃ) 1. Reproof, abuse, ridicule, expression of censure or contempt...
Garhya (गर्ह्य).—mfn. (-rhyaḥ-rhyā-rhyaṃ) Low, vile, contemptible. E. garh to abuse, affix yat.
Ākrośana (आक्रोशन).—n. (-naṃ) Curse, imprecation. E. āṅ, kruśa to call, lyuṭ aff.
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Vikruś (विक्रुश्).—1 P.1) To call aloud, cry out loudly; आक्रोश विक्रोशं लपाधिचण्डम् (ākrośa vi...
Mahottha (महोत्थ).—A Janapada of Purāṇic fame in Bhārata. The chief of this place, Akrośa was c...

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