Anaman, Anama, Anāman, Ānama, Anāmā, Anāma: 22 definitions
Anaman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Anāmā (अनामा) refers to the “nameless”, according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as the Goddess said to Bhairava: “By virtue of (your intense) desire to achieve (this) in (our) friendship, I have given (you) the accomplishment of the Command. [...] Generate the fame (which is the energy called the) Nameless (Anāmā) and authority in the six sacred seats. O Siddhanātha, along with me, you are the leader in the Kula liturgy. Now you will possess knowledge that has not been seen or heard (by the senses). It is the knowledge announced in the past and brought down (to earth) by Ādinātha. [...]”.
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Anāman (अनामन्) refers to “one having no name” and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.48 (“Description of Marriage of Śiva and Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Nārada said to Himavat (Himācala): “[...] Śiva was directly asked by you to mention His Gotra. On this occasion these words are utterly ridiculous and derisible. [...] He has no Gotra, family or name [e.g., anāman—agotrakulanāmā hi]. He is independent. He is favourably disposed to His devotees. At His will He assumes bodies taking many names. He is full of attributes. He is sugotrin (having good gotra) as well as devoid of gotra. He is of noble family as well as devoid of a family. Thanks to Pārvatī’s penance. He has now become your son-in-law, There is no doubt about it. [...]”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Biology (plants and animals)
Anama in Arabic is the name of a plant defined with Acalypha fruticosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ricinocarpus fruticosus (Forssk.) Kuntze.
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· The family Euphorbiaceae in India. (2007)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Journal of Vector Borne Diseases (2010)
· Pharmaceutical Biology (2001)
· Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2010)
· Adansonia (1861)
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Languages of India and abroad
Anāma (अनाम).—a (S Poetry.) Nameless. Ex. aja aji- ta pūrṇa a0 Used of God.
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.
Anama (अनम).—[na namati anyān] A Brāhmaṇa (one who does not bow down to others and returns salutations made to him by others with a blessing).
Derivable forms: anamaḥ (अनमः).
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Anāmā (अनामा).—[nāsti nāma anyāṅgulivat yasyāḥ, svārthe kan] The ring-finger; so called because it has no name like the other fingers; Śat. Br.14. cf. Tv. तया हि शिवेन ब्रह्मशिरश्छिन्नं, तेन तस्या अपवित्रजातीयता (tayā hi śivena brahmaśiraśchinnaṃ, tena tasyā apavitrajātīyatā); अत एव तस्याः पवित्रीकर- णार्थं यज्ञादौ पवित्रनामककुशधारणं तत्र क्रियते । अनामिकाधृता दर्भा ह्येकानामिकयापि वा । द्वाभ्यामनामिकाभ्यां तु धार्ये दर्भपवित्रके (ata eva tasyāḥ pavitrīkara- ṇārthaṃ yajñādau pavitranāmakakuśadhāraṇaṃ tatra kriyate | anāmikādhṛtā darbhā hyekānāmikayāpi vā | dvābhyāmanāmikābhyāṃ tu dhārye darbhapavitrake) ||; also पुरा कवीनां गणनाप्रसङ्गे कनिष्ठिकाधिष्ठितकालिदासाः । अद्यापि तत्तुल्यकवे- रभावादनामिका सार्थवती बभूव (purā kavīnāṃ gaṇanāprasaṅge kaniṣṭhikādhiṣṭhitakālidāsāḥ | adyāpi tattulyakave- rabhāvādanāmikā sārthavatī babhūva) || Subhās.
See also (synonyms): anāmikā.
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Ānama (आनम).—Bending, stretching (as a bow); cf. दुरानम (durānama).
Derivable forms: ānamaḥ (आनमः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) Infamous. m.
1) 'The nameless' month, an intercalary month.
2) The ringfinger; see अनामिका (anāmikā) below. -n. [अननमनः, अनं जीवनम् अमयति रुजति, अम्-कनिन् (ananamanaḥ, anaṃ jīvanam amayati rujati, am-kanin) Tv.] Piles (arśoroga).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-mā) The ring finger. See anāmikā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anāman (अनामन्).—adj. not named, not declared, Man, 12, 108.
Anāman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and nāman (नामन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anāman (अनामन्).—[adjective] nameless.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Anama (अनम):—[=a-nama] m. ‘one who makes no salutation to others’, a Brāhman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. not to be overthrown, [Śiśupāla-vadha]
3) Ānama (आनम):—[=ā-nama] [from ā-nam] m. bending, stretching (a bow), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] mfn. ifc. to be bent (cf. dur).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Anāman (अनामन्):—[=a-nāman] mfn. nameless, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]
2) [v.s. ...] infamous
3) [v.s. ...] m. the ring-finger, Heat.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anama (अनम):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-maḥ) A Brahman, one who does not salute a Brahman, making obeisance to the gods only, and returning salutations with his blessing. E. a neg. and nama who salutes(?).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anāman (अनामन्):—[bahuvrihi compound] I. m. f. n.
(-mā-mā-ma) 1) Nameless.
2) Hav-ing a bad name. Ii. f.
(-mā) The ring finger. See anāmikā. E. a priv. and nāman, ‘because the head of Brahmā having being cut off with this finger, it has become unworthy of a name’.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anama (अनम):—[ana+ma] (maḥ) 1. m. A Brāhman who salutes not others but only the gods.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anāman (अनामन्):—[anā+man] (mā) 1. m. The ring-finger.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ānāma (आनाम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āṇāma.
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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.
Anāma (अनाम) [Also spelled anam]:—(a) nameless; anonymous; ~[ka] anonymous.
1) Āṇama (आणम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ān.
2) Āṇāma (आणाम) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ānāma.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
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Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Chapter 6 - Concentration < [Part I - The Universals]
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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
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