Akashanantyayatana, Ākāśānantyāyatana, Ākāsānañcāyatana, Akasha-anantyayatana: 8 definitions
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Akashanantyayatana has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Ākāśānantyāyatana can be transliterated into English as Akasanantyayatana or Akashanantyayatana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ākāśānantyāyatana (आकाशानन्त्यायतन):—(ā -āna + āya) n. Ort der Unendlichkeit des Raums, Name einer Welt bei den Buddhisten, [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 811.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Ākāśānantyāyatana (आकाशानन्त्यायतन):—n. Nomen proprium einer buddh. Welt.
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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