Anagatavekshana, aka: Anagata-avekshana, Anāgatāvekṣaṇa; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Anāgatāvekṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Anagataveksana or Anagatavekshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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Anāgatāvekṣaṇa (अनागतावेक्षण) refers to “reference to a subsequent portion” and is the name of a yukti, or ‘technical division’, according to which the contents of the Arthaśāstra by Cāṇakya are grouped. Cāṇakya (4th-century BCE), aka Kauṭilya, was the chief minister of Chandragupta Maurya, the founder of the famous Maurya Empire.

Source: Wisdom Library: Arthaśāstra
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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Anāgatāvekṣaṇa (अनागतावेक्षण).—looking to the future, provident thought, foresight.

Derivable forms: anāgatāvekṣaṇam (अनागतावेक्षणम्).

Anāgatāvekṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anāgata and avekṣaṇa (अवेक्षण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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