Anukampaka: 6 definitions

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Anukampaka 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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anukampaka : (adj.) compassionate; one who has pity.

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

Anukampaka, & °ika (adj.) (fr. anukampati) kind of heart, merciful, compassionate, full of pity (-° or c. Loc.) D.III, 187; S.I, 105 (loka°), 197; v.157; A.IV, 265 sq.; It.66 (sabba-bhūta°); Pv.I, 33 (= kārunika PvA.16), 53 (= atthakāma, hitesin PvA.25), 88; II, 14 (= anuggaṇhataka PvA.69), 27; ThA.174; PvA.196 (satthā sattesu a.). (Page 34)

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anukampaka (अनुकम्पक).—a. Pitying, taking compassion on, sympathizing with.

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

Anukampaka (अनुकम्पक).—[anu-kamp + aka], adj. Having tender affection, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 8.

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

Anukampaka (अनुकम्पक).—[adjective] compassionate towards (—°).

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

1) Anukampaka (अनुकम्पक):—[=anu-kampaka] [from anu-kamp] m. ‘sympathizer’, Name of a king

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. ifc. sympathizing with, compassionating.

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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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