Akulita, Ākulita: 10 definitions


Akulita 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

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Akulita in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Ākulita (आकुलित) refers to “being agitated (by desires)”, according to Hemacandra’s Yogaśāstra (verse 12.19).—Accordingly, [while describing intentional thinking (saṅkalpa)]: “[The yogin] whose chief activity is detachment, should think of nothing at all. That mind which is agitated by desires (saṅkalpa-ākulita), does not obtain steadiness”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ākulita (आकुलित) refers to “being overcome by a particular feeling (such as delight)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.5.17 (“The fight between Viṣṇu and Jalandhara”).—Accordingly, after Viṣṇu promised to stay in Jalandhara’s house: “On hearing these words of the great Asura, lord Viṣṇu, the lord of gods, said distressingly—‘So be it’. Then Viṣṇu came to the city called Jalandhara along with his followers, the gods and Lakṣmī. Then the Asura Jalandhara returned to his abode and stayed very delightedly (harṣa-ākulita) in the company of his sister and Viṣṇu. [...]”.

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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

ākulita (आकुलित).—a (S) Filled with &c. See ākula and its compounds. Ex. śōkākulita dvipañcavadana || mhaṇē hēṃ pragaṭalēṃ adbhuta vighna ||

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākulita (आकुलित).—a.

1) Distressed, confounded, agitated; मार्गाचलव्यतिकराकुलितेव सिन्धुः (mārgācalavyatikarākuliteva sindhuḥ) Kumārasambhava 5.85.

2) Entangled; K.83.

3) Obscured, blinded; धूम° दृष्टेः (dhūma° dṛṣṭeḥ) Ś.4.

4) Overcome or affected; शोक°, पिपासा° (śoka°, pipāsā°) &c.

5) Disordered, deranged; R.16.67; मन्दानिलाकुलितनम्रमृदुप्रवालाः (mandānilākulitanamramṛdupravālāḥ) Rs.6.17.

6) Tilled.

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

Ākulita (आकुलित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Bewildered, flurried, agitated. 2. Distressed. E. āṅ before kula, kta aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ākulita (आकुलित):—[from ā-kula] mfn. confounded, bewildered, perplexed, [Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] made muddy (as water), [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 22, 18.]

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

Ākulita (आकुलित):—[ā-kulita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Confused.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ākulita (आकुलित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āulia.

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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 (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

Ākulita (ಆಕುಲಿತ):—

1) [adjective] spread through; pervaded all over.

2) [adjective] stirred; perturbed; agitated.

3) [adjective] struck by agony or anguish; agonised; anguished; grief-stricken.

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Ākulita (ಆಕುಲಿತ):—

1) [noun] intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster, misfortune, etc.; acute sorrow; deep sadness grief.

2) [noun] a man undergoing suffering; a grief-stricken man.

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Akuḷita (ಅಕುಳಿತ):—[adjective] = ಆಕುಲಿತ [akulita]1.

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Akuḷita (ಅಕುಳಿತ):—[noun] = ಆಕುಲಿತ [akulita]2.

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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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