Sakashaya, Sakaṣāya: 4 definitions


Sakashaya means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Sakaṣāya can be transliterated into English as Sakasaya or Sakashaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 6: Influx of karmas

Sakaṣāya (सकषाय).—What is meant by ‘with passions’ (sakaṣāya)? Empirical souls tainted with passions are called sakaṣāya.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sakaṣāya (सकषाय).—[adjective] passionate.

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

1) Sakaṣāya (सकषाय):—[=sa-kaṣāya] [from sa > sa-kaṅkaṭa] mfn. dominated by passion (-tva n.), [Vedāntasāra; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) Sakāṣāya (सकाषाय):—[=sa-kāṣāya] [from sa > sa-kaṅkaṭa] mfn. wearing a brownish-red garment, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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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»] — Sakashaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sakaṣāya (ಸಕಷಾಯ):—

1) [adjective] somewhat salty, as the water of some marshes near the sea; brackish.

2) [adjective] (jain.) having or subject to that which causes pleasure and pain.

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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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