Anakula, Anākula: 16 definitions


Anakula means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Anākula (अनाकुल) refers to “undisturbed” (e.g., the undisturbed stream up to the Transmental), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Without utterance, incomparable, free of the impurity that is thought and the duality of desire, it is the undisturbed [i.e.,  anākula] (stream up to the Transmental) with six parts (ṣaṭprakāra). This is said to be the differentiated form (sakala) of liberation. The undifferentiated (form—niṣkala) is said to (come) at the end of that. Once known the differentiated and the undifferentiated (forms of liberation), the yogi is freed from the mortal condition (martya). I will now expound the sixfold introduction to the differentiated (sakala aspect). [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Anākula (अनाकुल) refers to “absence of agitation”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, as Gaganagañja said to Ratnapāṇi: “Son of good family, the thirty-two dharmas are included in sixty-four dharmas. What are those sixty-four? [...] (13) harmlessness is included in love and having faith in the maturation of action; (14) contentment with one’s own possessions is included in little desire and knowing satisfaction; (15) self-control is included in no agitation (anākula) and no dispute; (16) calmness is included in renounce and eliminating the concept of mine;  [...]’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anakula in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anākula : (adj.) not confused or entangled.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anakūḷa (अनकूळ).—Corr. from anukūla.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anākula (अनाकुल).—a.

1) Not perplexed or confused, calm, collected, self-possessed.

2) Regular, consistent. अना- कुलान्यब्जसमुद्रतानि (anā- kulānyabjasamudratāni) (padāni sapta) Bu. ch.1.33.

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

Anākula (अनाकुल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Unperplexed, collected, composed. E. an neg. and ākula perplexed, confused.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anākula (अनाकुल).—adj., composed.

Anākula is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms an and ākula (आकुल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anākula (अनाकुल).—[adjective] untroubled, unperplexed.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Anākulā (अनाकुला) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Haradatta. See Āpastambagṛhyasūtrabhāṣya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anākula (अनाकुल):—[=an-ākula] mf(ā)n. not beset

2) [v.s. ...] not confused, unperplexed, calm, consistent, regular.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anākula (अनाकुल):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-laḥ-lā-lam) 1) Unperplexed, col-lected, composed.

2) Not contradicting one’s self, consistent with one’s self. E. a neg. and ākula.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anākula (अनाकुल):—[anā+kula] (laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Unperplexed.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anākula (अनाकुल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇāula.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anakula in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anākula (ಅನಾಕುಲ):—[adjective] free from mental disturbance or agitation; calm, serene, peaceful, placid; tranquil.

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Anākula (ಅನಾಕುಲ):—

1) [noun] a man with unperturbed mind; a collected man.

2) [noun] the state of the mind being unperturbed; collectedness.

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Anākuḷa (ಅನಾಕುಳ):—[adjective] = ಅನಾಕುಲ [anakula]1.

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Anākuḷa (ಅನಾಕುಳ):—[noun] = ಅನಾಕುಲ [anakula]2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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