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Anumati, 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


1a) Anumati (अनुमति).—A daughter of Śraddhā and Aṅgīras.1 Wife of Dhātā and mother of Pūrṇimā.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 34.
  • 2) Ib. VI. 18. 3.

1b) A river in Śālmalidvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 10.

1c) A śakti devī on the ṣoḍaśapatrābja.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 12.

1d) A time in the evening of pratipada comprising two lavas.1 The day when one digit of the moon is deficient, fit for making gifts.2

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 133. 36; 141. 33, 40 and 51; Vāyu-purāṇa 56. 35, 55.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 8. 80.

1e) One of the Bhārgava-gotrakāras.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 28.

1f) A daughter of Smṛti and Aṅgiras;1 the name of the first pūrṇimā.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 15; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 10. 7.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 201; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 18.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

In Buddhism


anumati : (f.) consent; permission.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Anumati, (f.) (from anumaññati) consent, permission, agreement, assent, approval Vin.II, 294, 301, 306; D. I.137, 143; Dpvs.IV, 47, Cf.V, 18; DA.I, 297; VvA.17, PvA.114. (Page 41)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English DictionaryPali book cover
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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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