Mahakasha, aka: Mahākāśa; 2 Definition(s)
Mahakasha 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.
The Sanskrit term Mahākāśa can be transliterated into English as Mahakasa or Mahakasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Mahākāśa (महाकाश).—A particular subcontinent in the Śaka island (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 11, Verse 25).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
mahākāśa (महाकाश).—n S Space, immensity, the infinite void: as disting. from ghaṭākāśa & maṭhākāśa Embodied or defined space.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Mahakasha, Mahākāśa, Mahakasa; (plurals include: Mahakashas, Mahākāśas, Mahakasas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Mandukya Karika, verse 3.3 < [Chapter III - Advaita Prakarana (Non-duality)]
Mandukya Karika, verse 3.4 < [Chapter III - Advaita Prakarana (Non-duality)]
Mandukya Karika, verse 3.7 < [Chapter III - Advaita Prakarana (Non-duality)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.7.81 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
Verse 2.7.82 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 8 - Śākadvīpa: Mountains, Rivers and Countries < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)