Definition of akasha in English:

akasha

noun

  • (in Indian religion) a supposed all-pervading field in the ether in which a record of past events is imprinted.

    • ‘Prana acting on akasha is creating or projecting the universe.’
    • ‘These five pure colors are considered to be associated with the five elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether, or akasha.’
    • ‘In Hindu mysticism, Lord Murugan rides through the akasha on a peacock.’
    • ‘He who knows it as existing in the cave of the heart, in the transcendent akasha realizes all his desires along with the Omniscient Brahman.’
    • ‘The elements - spirit or akasha, The Hindu tattwas, The Tibetan elements, The Chinese Wu-Hsing - The five elemental activities’
    • ‘That great, unborn Self, which is identified with the intellect and which dwells in the midst of the organs, lies in the akasha within the heart.’

Origin

From Sanskrit ākāśa.

Pronunciation

akasha

/əˈkɑːʃə/