Anumata: 17 definitions


Anumata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anumat.

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: Wisdom Library: Arthaśāstra

Anumata (अनुमत) refers to “acceptance” and is the name of a yukti, or ‘technical division’, according to which the contents of the Arthaśāstra by Cāṇakya are grouped. Cāṇakya (4th-century BCE), aka Kauṭilya, was the chief minister of Chandragupta Maurya, the founder of the famous Maurya Empire.

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Anumata (अनुमत):—[anumataḥ] Statements of aggreement with the opinion of others

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Anumata (अनुमत) refers to the “approval (to use mantrapadas)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, “Now there lived a Brahmin called Viṣṇudatta in Navanagara. [...] In the crop-growing season he experienced a lack of water. With words of self-conceit, [possessing] approval (anumata) [to use] mantrapadas he said, ‘I am going to send forth rain showers and summon Nāgas’. He sacrificed the prescribed fire oblation with sesame seed, rice grain and mustard seed anointed with pungent oil. He prepared an image-form of a certain harmful Nāga. [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anumata : (pp. of anumaññati) approved by; given leave.

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

Anumata, (pp. of anumaññati) approved of, given consent to, finding approval, given leave D.I, 99 (= anuññāta DA.I, 267); J.V, 399 (= muta); Miln.185, 212, 231, 275; PvA.64 (= annuññāta). (Page 41)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anumata (अनुमत).—p S Attached or devoted to; following after; appertaining, appended, annexed.

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anumata (अनुमत).—n (S) Approbation of; assent to; accordance of opinion or sentiment; agreement with. 2 Assent or consent expressed; acquiescence, permission. Ex. tōcī mārga dāvi āmhātēṃ || tujhiyā anumatēṃ cālūṃ āmhī || 3 pop. Judgment or formal opinion (as of a pañca or Court).

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anumata (अनुमत).—a (S) Approving, liking, agreeing or assenting to. 2 Approved, liked, admitted as proper or agreeable.

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anumātā (अनुमाता).—p pr S (tā-trī-tṛ m f n) That infers or reasons.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anumata (अनुमत).—n Approbation, consent, permis- sion. a Approved, liked, admitted as proper.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anumata (अनुमत).—p. p.

1) Approved, assented to, agreed to, permitted, allowed, granted &c. द्वारे नियुक्तपुरुषानुमतप्रवेशः (dvāre niyuktapuruṣānumatapraveśaḥ) M.1.12. भ्रूक्षेपमात्रानुमतप्रवेशाम् (bhrūkṣepamātrānumatapraveśām) Kumārasambhava 3.6. कृतमनुमतं दृष्टं वा यैरिदं गुरुपातकम् (kṛtamanumataṃ dṛṣṭaṃ vā yairidaṃ gurupātakam) Ve.3.24; °गमना (gamanā) Ś4.1 allowed to depart; अनुमतो गृहाय (anumato gṛhāya) R.5.1; उभय° तः साक्षी (ubhaya° taḥ sākṣī) Y.2.72 admitted by both parties &c.

2) Liked, beloved, pleasant, loved, agreeable, desired by, dear to; वृष्टिं च कर्षकजनानुमतां करोति (vṛṣṭiṃ ca karṣakajanānumatāṃ karoti) Bṛ. S.5.72.

3) Being of one opinion, agreeing or concurring with.

-taḥ A lover; घनमतो नमतोनुमतान् प्रियाः (ghanamato namatonumatān priyāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 6.65.

-tam Consent, approval, permission; प्रथमं कस्यानुमते चोरितमेतत्त्वया हृदयम् (prathamaṃ kasyānumate coritametattvayā hṛdayam) V.3.17.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anumata (अनुमत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Accepted, assented to. 2. Agreeable, pleasant. 3. Loved, beloved. 4. Concurred with, being of one opinion. E. anu, and mata minded.

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

Anumata (अनुमत).—[adjective] allowed, permitted, approved, liked, agreeable, pleasant; [neuter] assent, permission.

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

1) Anumata (अनुमत):—[=anu-mata] [from anu-man] mfn. approved, assented to, permitted, allowed, agreeable, pleasant

2) [v.s. ...] loved, beloved

3) [v.s. ...] concurred with, being of one opinion

4) [v.s. ...] n. consent, permission, approbation

5) Ānumata (आनुमत):—mf(ī)n. belonging to the goddess Anu-mati (q.v.), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

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

Anumata (अनुमत):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) 1) Accepted, assented to.

2) Agreeable, pleasant.

3) Loved, beloved.

4) Concurred with, being of one opinion. 2. n.

(-tam) Assent. E. man with anu, kṛt aff. kta.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anumata (अनुमत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇumanniya, Aṇumaya.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anumata (अनुमत) [Also spelled anumat]:—(a) assented (to); approved; agreeable; ~[mati] assent, approval, leave; •[patra] a permit, pass.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anumata (ಅನುಮತ):—[adjective] accepted; agreed; consented; permitted.

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Anumata (ಅನುಮತ):—

1) [noun] = ಅನುಮತಿ - [anumati -] 1.

2) [noun] a favourable disposition or bent of mind; liking; preference.

3) [noun] opinion a) a belief not based on absolute certainty or positive knowledge but on what seems true, valid or probable to one’s own mind; judgment; b) an evaluation, impression or estimation of the quality or worth of a person or thing; c) the formal judgment of an expert on a matter in which advice is sought.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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