Definition of akasha in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈkäSHə/


chiefly Hinduism
A supposed universal etheric field in which a record of past events is imprinted.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • Prana acting on akasha is creating or projecting the universe.



Pronunciation: /-SHik/
Example sentences
  • We are beings with free will, many layers of bodies (physical, emotional, astral, etc.), and richly shared memories (collective unconscious, genetic, tribal, akashic or past life memories to name a few).
  • Intuition, according to this model would then be a * creative answer *, a product of creative energy-transmutation and not the ‘grabbing’ of a solution that is floating out there in the akashic arcade!
  • There does seem to be a general belief in western occultism that such is the case (reinforced by ‘explanations’ concerning akashic records, collective unconsciousness, etc.).


From Sanskrit ākāśa.

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Syllabification: a·ka·sha

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