Anatha, Anātha: 6 definitions
Anatha 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A Pacceka Buddha of thirty one kappas ago. Uddalapupphiya Thera, in a previous birth, offered him an uddala flower. Ap.i.288.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
anātha : (adj.) miserable; helpless; destitute.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
anātha (अनाथ).—a (S) That is without a master or protector; forlorn, friendless, destitute. Ex. mī a0 nirāśraya saṃsārī || apaṅgahī asē sarvāpari || anāthanātha Friend of the friendless. anāthabandhu Brother of the destitute; protector of the helpless. anāthapālana, anāthapūjā, anāthabhōjana, anātha- samācāra, anāthasēvā, anāthavatsala &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
anātha (अनाथ).—a Friendless, helpless, forlorn, destitute. anāthanātha Friend of the friendless.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anātha (अनाथ).—a. [na. ba.] Helpless, poor, forlorn, parentless, orphan (as a child); widowed (as a wife); having no master or natural protector, without a protector in general; नाथवन्तस्त्वया लोकास्त्वमनाथा विपत्स्यसे (nāthavantastvayā lokāstvamanāthā vipatsyase) U.1.43; R. 12.12.
-tham Ved. Helplessness. किं भ्रातासद्यदनाथं भवाति (kiṃ bhrātāsadyadanāthaṃ bhavāti) | Rv.1.1.11.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-thaḥ-thā-thaṃ) Without a master or protector, without a husband, &c. E. a neg. nātha master.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Anatha-samrakshana, Anathabalagriha, Anathapindada, Anathapindika, Anathapindika Putta, Anathapindika Setthi, Anathapindika Sutta, Anathapindika Vagga, Anathapindikassarama, Anathapindikovada Sutta, Anathapreta, Anathasabha, Anathayim.
Ends with (+150): Abhinandananatha, Acalanatha, Ajitanatha, Alabdhanatha, Alalanatha, Allalanatha, Amaranatha, Ambaranatha, Amitanatha, Amnayanatha, Amritanatha, Anantanatha, Aranatha, Ashvanatha, Avaghadanatha, Avanatha, Avandyanaganatha, Balanatha, Bhairavanatha, Bhasmanatha.
Search found 15 books and stories containing Anatha, Anātha, A-natha, A-nātha; (plurals include: Anathas, Anāthas, nathas, nāthas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 4 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 9 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 22 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 90: Akataññu-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 121: Kusanāḷi-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 83: Kālakaṇṇi-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
Vinaya (1): The Patimokkha (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)