Anukama, aka: Anukāma; 2 Definition(s)


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

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Pali-English dictionary

[Anukama in Pali glossaries]

Anukāma, (adj.) (anu + kāma) responding to love, loving in return J.II, 157. (Page 34)

(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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Anukama in Sanskrit glossaries]

Anukāma (अनुकाम).—a. [kāmasya sadṛśaḥ anurūpo vā]

1) Agreeable to, according to one's desire.

2) [anukāmayate kam-ac] Desirous, lustful.

-mama ind. At will, according to desire or wish, as desired, at pleasure.

-maḥ [anurūpaḥ kāmaḥ] Proper or worthy desire; desire; °कृत् (kṛt) fulfilling one's desires.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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