Naraki, Nārakī, Nārakin, Narakin: 11 definitions
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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala
1) Nārakī (नारकी) is the name of a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Nāraka forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Cittacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the cittacakra refers to one of the three divisions of the nirmāṇa-puṭa (‘emanation layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs [viz., Nārakī] and Vīras are black in color; they each have one face and four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.
2) Nārakī (नारकी) is also the name of a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Nārakacakravartin forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Kāyacakra, according to the same work. Accordingly, the kāyacakra refers to one of the three divisions of the nirmāṇa-puṭa (emanation layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs [viz., Nārakī] and Vīras are body-word-mind-color (mixture of white, red, and black); they each have one face and four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nārakī (नारकी).—, or nārakīya a S Relating to naraka the infernal regions.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nārakī (नारकी) [or nārakīya, or नारकीय].—a Relating to naraka the infernal regions.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nārakin (नारकिन्).—a. Hellish. -m. An inhabitant of hell.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nārakin (नारकिन्).—mfn. (-kī-kinī-ki) Infernal, being in hell, condemned to or deserving it. E. nāraka, and ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nārakin (नारकिन्).—i. e. nāraka + in, m. An inhabitant of hell, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 46, 3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nārakin (नारकिन्):—[(kī-kinī-ki) a.] Infernal.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Naraki (ನರಕಿ):—[noun] = ನರಕಭಾಜನ [narakabhajana].
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Nāraki (ನಾರಕಿ):—[noun] = ನಾರಕ [naraka]2 -2.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
Tamil dictionarySource: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon
Naraki (நரகி) noun < nārakī. Woman of the infernal region; நரகலோகத்துள்ளவள். [naragalogathullaval.] (தொல். சொல். [thol. sol.] 4, இளம்பூ. [ilambu.])
Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 2.50 - Neuter-sex (napuṃsaka) < [Chapter 2 - Category of the Living]
Verse 3.3 - Infernal beings (nārakī) < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Verse 2.53 - The lifetime of beings < [Chapter 2 - Category of the Living]
Jainism and Patanjali Yoga (Comparative Study) (by Deepak bagadia)
Significance of the prime Symbol of Jainism: < [Chapter 3 - Jain Philosophy and Practice]
Part 3.4 - Nine Elements (1): Jiva (self, soul) < [Chapter 3 - Jain Philosophy and Practice]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 2 - Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)