Anjasa, Añjasa, Añjasā: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Anjasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A king of two kappas ago, father of Sunanda, a previous birth of Upali. Ap.i.45, v.111; ThagA.i.367.

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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

añjasa : (nt.) path; road.

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

Añjasa, (Sk. āñjasa (?). Cp. ārjava = P. ajjava, see añjati1 & añjaya) straight, straightforward (of a road) D.I, 235; J.I, 5; Th.2, 99; Vv 5020 (cp. VvA.215); VvA.84 (= akuṭila); Mhvs 25, 5; Miln.217; Sdhp.328, 595. Cp. pañjasa. (Page 13)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Añjasa (अञ्जस).—a. [añj-asac] Not crooked, straight; honest, upright.

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Añjasā (अञ्जसा).—adv. (instr. añjas)

1) Straight on.

2) Truly, correctly, accurately, properly, justly; साक्षाद् दृष्टोऽसि न पुनर्विद्मस्त्वां वयमञ्जसा (sākṣād dṛṣṭo'si na punarvidmastvāṃ vayamañjasā) Ku.6.22. we do not know you rightly or correctly; विद्म हे शठ पलायनच्छलान्यञ्जसा (vidma he śaṭha palāyanacchalānyañjasā) R. 19.31, न हि कश्चित्प्रियः स्त्रीणामञ्जसा (na hi kaścitpriyaḥ strīṇāmañjasā) Subhāṣita; सर्वमेवाञ्जसा वद (sarvamevāñjasā vada) Ms.8.11.

3) Directly (sākṣāt),

4) Soon, quickly, instantly; स गच्छत्यञ्जसा विप्रो ब्रह्मणः सद्म शाश्वतम् (sa gacchatyañjasā vipro brahmaṇaḥ sadma śāśvatam) Ms.2.244. ...अञ्जसा तत्त्वतूर्णयोः (añjasā tattvatūrṇayoḥ) | Nm. वशमानेतुमञ्जसा (vaśamānetumañjasā) | Śiva. B.25.1.

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

Añjasa (अञ्जस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sā-saṃ) Straight, even, upright, (in morals.) E. añja to make clear, asac aff.

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Añjasā (अञ्जसा).—ind. 1. Soon, instantly. 2. Truly, justly. E. añja as before, ṣai to destroy, and kvip aff.

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

Añjasā (अञ्जसा).— (instr. sing. of the Ved. añj + as, n. Smoothness, slip), adv. 1. Straightforward, directly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 244. 2. Instantly, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 48. 3. Truly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 101.

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

1) Añjasa (अञ्जस):—[from añj] mfn. straight, straightforward, honest, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Añjasā (अञ्जसा):—[from añj] ind. straight on, right, truly, justly

3) [v.s. ...] quickly, soon, instantly.

4) Āñjasa (आञ्जस):—mf(ī)n. ([from] añjasā q.v.), immediate, direct [commentator or commentary] on [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]

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

Añjasa (अञ्जस):—I. m. f. n.

(-saḥ-sī-sam) Straight, even, upright (in morals). Ii. f.

(-sī) (ved.) The name of a heavenly river. E. añjas, taddh. aff. ṣac.

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Añjasā (अञ्जसा):—See añjas.

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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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