Amutra: 4 definitions


Amutra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

amutra : (adj.) in such and such a place.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Amutra, (adv.) (pron. base amu + tra) in that place, there; in another state of existence D.I, 4, 14, 184; It.99. (Page 74)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amutra (अमुत्र).—ind. (opp. iha) [अदस्-त्रल् (adas-tral)]

1) There, in that place, therein; अमुत्रासन् यवनाः (amutrāsan yavanāḥ) Dk.127.

2) There (in what precedes or has been said), in that case.

3) There above, in the next world, in the life to come; यावज्जीवं च तत्कुर्याद्येनामुत्र सुखं वसेत् (yāvajjīvaṃ ca tatkuryādyenāmutra sukhaṃ vaset); यत्तु वाणिजके दत्तं नेह नामुत्र तद्भवेत् (yattu vāṇijake dattaṃ neha nāmutra tadbhavet) Ms.3.181; पार्थ नैवेह नामुत्र विनाशस्तस्य विद्यते (pārtha naiveha nāmutra vināśastasya vidyate) Bg.6.4.

4) There; अनेनैवार्भकाः सर्वे नगरेऽमुत्र भक्षिताः (anenaivārbhakāḥ sarve nagare'mutra bhakṣitāḥ) Ks.

5) Thither, that way.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amutra (अमुत्र).—ind. In the next life. E. amu from adas this or that, and tral aff.

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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. 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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