Anuloma: 12 definitions
Anuloma means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Anuloma (अनुलोम).—A Saimhikeya.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 19.
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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Anuloma (अनुलोम).—In the natural order (opp. to प्रतिलोम (pratiloma)), cf. तेऽन्वक्षरसंधयोनुलोमाः (te'nvakṣarasaṃdhayonulomāḥ) in R.Pr.II.8. अनुलोमसंधि (anulomasaṃdhi) is a term applied to Saṃdhis with a vowel first and a consonant afterwards.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Anuloma (अनुलोम).—Direct or anticlockwise. Note: Anuloma is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
N That which is convenient.
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).
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Anuloma.—(CII 4), name of a kind of marriage, in which the bride belongs to a lower social order than the bridegroom. Note: anuloma is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
anuloma : (adj.) regular; not antagonistic. m. conformity.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Anuloma, (adj.) (Sk. anu + loma) “with the hair or grain”, i. e. in natural order, suitable, fit, adapted to, adaptable, straight forward D.II, 273 (anānuloma, q. v.) S.IV, 401; Ps.II, 67, 70; DhA.II, 208. — nt. direct order, state of fitting in, adaptation Miln.148.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
anulōma (अनुलोम).—a In natural order (opp. pratilōma); hence, born in due order; applied especially to the mixed tribes, the male parent being of higher caste than the female.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anuloma (अनुलोम).—a. [anugataḥ loma P.V.4.75.]
1) 'With the hair', regular, in natural order, successive (opp. pratiloma); hence favourable, agreeable; °सुखो वायु- रनुसारयतीव माम् (sukho vāyu- ranusārayatīva mām) Rām.; त्रिरेनामनुलोमामनुमार्ष्टि (trirenāmanulomāmanumārṣṭi) Śat. Br.; °कृष्टं क्षेत्रं प्रतिलोमं कर्षति (kṛṣṭaṃ kṣetraṃ pratilomaṃ karṣati) Sk. ploughed in the regular direction.
2) Mixed as a tribe.
-mā A woman of the lower caste than that of the man's whom she marries; सकामास्वनु- लोमासु न दोषस्त्वन्यथा दमः (sakāmāsvanu- lomāsu na doṣastvanyathā damaḥ) Y.2.288.
-mam adv. In regular or natural order; प्रतिलोममालिम्पेन्नानुलोमम् (pratilomamālimpennānulomam) Suśr.
-māḥ (pl.) Mixed castes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ-mā-maṃ) Regular, successive, with the hair or grain. E. anu, and loman hair of the body.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Anuloma (अनुलोम):—[=anu-loma] mf(ā)n. ‘with the hair or grain’ (opposed to prati-loma q.v.), in a natural direction, in order, regular, successive
2) [v.s. ...] conformable
3) Anulomā (अनुलोमा):—[=anu-lomā] [from anu-loma] f. a woman of a lower caste than that of the man’s with whom she is connected, [Yājñavalkya]
4) Anuloma (अनुलोम):—[=anu-loma] m. [plural] ‘descendants of an anulomā’, mixed castes, ([gana] upakādi q.v.)
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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