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.
Arthashastra (politics and welfare)
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.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Anumata (अनुमत):—[anumataḥ] Statements of aggreement with the opinion of others
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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
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. [...]”.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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)
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.
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.
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.
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
(-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.
Anumata (अनुमत) [Also spelled anumat]:—(a) assented (to); approved; agreeable; ~[mati] assent, approval, leave; •[patra] a permit, pass.
Anumata (ಅನುಮತ):—[adjective] accepted; agreed; consented; permitted.
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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.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Anumatakarmakarin, Anumatavajra, Anumatavya.
Ends with: Ananumata, Gandharvanumata, Hanumata, Khanumata, Manumata, Samanumata, Sanumata, Sarvanumata, Ubhayanumata.
Full-text: Anumatavajra, Anumaya, Anumatakarmakarin, Anumate, Ananumata, Anumannati, Samanumata, Anumanniya, Ubhayanumata, Anumat, Man, Yukti, Muta, Vanch.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 6.8 - The living-substratum (jīva-adhikaraṇa) < [Chapter 6 - Influx of Karmas]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter LXV - The Technical terms used in the treatise < [Canto V - Tantra-bhusana-adhyaya (embellishing chapters)]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Analytical devices (tantrayukis) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
21. Goddessess Sinīvālī, Kuhū, Anumati and Rākā < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 13 - Logical Speculations and Terms relating to Academic Dispute < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]