Apakritya, Apakṛtya, Apākṛtya: 8 definitions


Apakritya means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Apakṛtya and Apākṛtya can be transliterated into English as Apakrtya or Apakritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Apākṛtya (अपाकृत्य) refers to “having driven away” (anything tormenting the mind), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Having driven away (apākṛtya) anything tormenting the mind, you must practise equanimity towards living beings, reflect upon the state of non-attachment [and] resort to purification of the mind”.

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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

[«previous next»] — Apakritya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

apakṛtya (अपकृत्य).—n-kriyā f A tort, a wrong.–śāstra n The Law of Torts.

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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

[«previous next»] — Apakritya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apakṛtya (अपकृत्य).—

1) harm, injury, hurt, damage, offence.

2) Opposition, enmity.

3) A degrading or impure act.

Derivable forms: apakṛtyam (अपकृत्यम्).

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

Apakṛtya (अपकृत्य).—[apa-kṛtya], n. Injury, [Pañcatantra] 255, 11.

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

1) Apakṛtya (अपकृत्य):—[=apa-kṛtya] [from apa-kṛ] n. damage, hurt, [Pañcatantra]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. deserving to be harmed or injured, ibidem

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

Apakṛtya (अपकृत्य):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-tyam) An evil action, offence, injury. E. kṛ with apa, kṛtya aff. kyap and āgama tuk.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apakritya in German

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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

[«previous next»] — Apakritya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apakṛtya (ಅಪಕೃತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] = ಅಪಕಾರ [apakara].

2) [noun] (law) any wrong or injury done to an individual (not to the society in general); tort.

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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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