निराकार nirākār

निराकार nirākār (sanskrit)

Incorporeal.
An epithet of God.
(Hinduism) without form, permeating everything (which makes God omnipresent).
(Bābā) Incorporeal, without physical or subtle body. God is incorporeal but has a form, the form of a point. Likewise the souls in the incorporeal world are incorporeal and have the form of a point.

Origin of the definition

निराकार nirākāra nira:ka:r (a) shapeless, formless; incorporeal; (nm) The Formless (God).

Dictionary Caturvedi (1970)

S نراکار निराकार nir-ākār, adj. Devoid of form; — deprived of one's natural form; formless, shapeless, deformed; — incorporeal; — disguised; — s.m. The universal Spirit, God.

Dictionary Platts (1884)

Usual translation

  1. incorporeal

Creation Date

Saturday 15 August 2020

Update Date

Sunday 19 November 2023