Anugami, aka: Anugāmī, Anugāmi; 4 Definition(s)
Anugami means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
General definition (in Jainism)
Anugāmi (अनुगामि, “following”) refers to “one which goes with the owner wherever he/ she goes i.e. follows the owner” and represents one of the six types of guṇapratyaya: a category of knowledge (jñāna) obtained by clairvoyance (avadhi-jñāna), according to Tattvārthasūtra 1.21.
What is meant by clairvoyance that follows its owner? Like the light accompanies the sun similarly the clairvoyance that follows its owner or accompanies the owner wherever he goes. How many subtypes of clairvoyance that follows its owner (anugāmi) are there? There are three subtypes namely: kṣetra (place), bhava (state) and ubhaya (evolving).Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 1
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
anugāmī : (nt.) along with; a follower.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
anugāmī (अनुगामी).—a m (S anugāminī a f) Following, lit. fig. a follower, dependent, attendant.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
anugāmī (अनुगामी).—a Following; a follower.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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