Anugrahin, Anugrāhin, Anugrāhī, Anugrahi: 7 definitions


Anugrahin means something in 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)

Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्) (Cf. Anugrāhiṇī) refers to “one who bestows grace” and is used to describe Goddess Nityā Śakti, according to the King Vatsarāja’s Pūjāstuti called the Kāmasiddhistuti (also Vāmakeśvarīstuti), guiding one through the worship of the Goddess Nityā.—Accordingly, “I resort to the glorious sandals of Paramaśiva (Śiva in the Ultimate state), who is eternally in equilibrial union with the Goddess characterised by boundless bliss. I revere the Nityā Śakti of the Lord, i.e. Paramaśiva. She possesses all powers and carries out the five tasks [for him]. She bestows grace upon all (sarva-anugrāhiṇī), is eternal, and is the motherly origin of all good. [...]”.

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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.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anugrahin in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्) refers to “considering oneself blessed”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.32 (“The seven celestial sages arrive”).—Accordingly, “On hearing these words, the seven sages of pure mind became delighted and thought themselves blessed (anugrahin) by the lord”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anugrahin in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Anugrahī (अनुग्रही).—a S Instructed by in the mystical verses or incantations of the Vedas.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anugrahin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्).—mfn. (-hī-hiṇī-hi) Gracious, favourable. E. anu, and grāhin who takes.

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

1) Anugrahin (अनुग्रहिन्):—[=anu-grahin] [from anu-grah] m. proficient in magic skill.

2) Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्):—[=anu-grāhin] [from anu-grah] mfn. gracious, favourable.

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

Anugrahin (अनुग्रहिन्):—m.

(-hī) One instructed in the mystical verses or incantations of the Vedas(?). E. anugraha, taddh. aff. ini.

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Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-hī-hiṇī-hi) Gracious, favour-able. E. grah with anu, kṛt aff. ṇini.

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

Anugrāhin (अनुग्राहिन्):—[anu-grāhin] (hiḥ-hinī-hi) a. Gracious, favourable.

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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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