Anatti, aka: Āṇatti; 3 Definition(s)


Anatti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Āṇatti.—(SITI), Tamil; Sanskrit ājñapti; an executor of order; royal order. Note: āṇatti is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Pali-English dictionary

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āṇatti : (f.) command; order.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āṇatti, (f.) (ā + ñatti (cp. āṇāpeti), Caus. of jñā) order, command, ordinance, injunction Vin.I, 62; KhA 29; PvA.260; Sdhp.59, 354. (Page 97)

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