Anumati, Aṉumati: 19 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Anumati (अनुमति).—Daughter of Aṅgiras, son of Brahmā. Aṅgiras had two wives, Smṛti and Khyāti, and four daughters, Anumati, Rākā, Kuhū and Sinīvālī by Smṛti, and three sons, Ucatthya, Bṛhaspati, Saṃvarta by Khyāti. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Part 1, Chapter 10).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Anumati (अनुमति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.12) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Anumati) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Anumati (अनुमति) refers to one of the four daughters of Atri and Anasuyā: one of the twenty-four daughters of Dakṣa and Prasūti, according to the Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, Ākūti was married to Ruci and Prasūti to Dakṣa. Dakṣa produced in Prasūti twenty-four daughters. [...] [Smṛti was given to Aṅgiras.] Smṛti and Aṅgiras had four daughters—Sinivalī, Kuhū, Rākā and Anumati.

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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.

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Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Sacred Texts: The Grihya Sutras, Part 2 (SBE30)

Anumati (अनुमति) refers to the “full moon beginning on the fourteenth day”.—Purastād may mean before the second day, on which the real sacrifice takes place, and the commentator mentions purastāt-paurṇamāsī as a name of the caturdaśī-yuktā, i.e. the full moon beginning on the fourteenth day. The same kind of full moon is also called Anumati, Pūrvā-paurṇamāsī, and Sandhyā-paurṇamāsī, while that which takes place on the pratipad, the first day of the lunar phase, is called Rākā, Uttarā-paurṇamāsī, Astamitoditā, and Śvaḥpūritā.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anumati in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anumati : (f.) consent; permission.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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

anumati (अनुमति).—f S Approbation of; accordance (of opinion or sentiment) with; acquiescence; consent; permission.

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

anumati (अनुमति).—f Approval, consent.

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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

Anumati (अनुमति).—f.

1) Permission, consent, approval, assent.

2) The 15th day of the moon's age on which she rises one digit less than full, when the gods and manes receive oblations with favour; personified as a goddess or worshipped in the Rājasūya sacrifice (kalāhīna- candravatī śuklacaturdaśīyutapūrṇimātithiḥ); अनुमत्यै हविरष्टाकपालं पुरोडाशं निर्वपति (anumatyai haviraṣṭākapālaṃ puroḍāśaṃ nirvapati) Śat. Br.; Manusmṛti 3.86-87.

Derivable forms: anumatiḥ (अनुमतिः).

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

Anumati (अनुमति).—i. e. anu-man + ti, f. 1. Assent, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 186, 3. 2. The goddess of the fifteenth day of the moon’s age, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 86.

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

Anumati (अनुमति).—[feminine] = [preceding]; [Name] of a moon-goddess.

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

1) Anumati (अनुमति):—[=anu-mati] [from anu-man] f. assent, permission, approbation

2) [v.s. ...] personified as a goddess, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] the fifteenth day of the moon’s age (on which it rises one digit less than full, when the gods or manes receive oblations with favour)

4) [v.s. ...] also personified as a goddess, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa], oblation made to this goddess.

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

Anumati (अनुमति):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-tiḥ) 1) Assent, permission, acquiescence.

2) Conniving (at a criminal act).

3) The fifteenth day of the moon’s age, on which she rises one digit less than full. (On this day it was held that the gods and the Manes of departed progenitors were favourable to the prayers of men; gifts made to Brāhmaṇas on this day were considered therefore to be meritorious. The three other phases of the increasing moon are kuhū, rākā and sinīvālī qq. vv. Compare also paurṇamāsī, amāvāsyā, kharvikā and sadyaskālā.)

4) The former personified as a goddess and invoked especially in sacrificial acts connected with the Rājasūya sacrifice and the obsequial rites. The later mythology represents her as a daughter of Angiras and Smṛti.

5) The name of the offering made to the goddess Anumati in the Rājasūya sacrifice and consisting of Puroḍāśa fried in eight bowls. E. man with anu, kṛt aff. ktin.

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

Anumati (अनुमति):—[anu-mati] (tiḥ) 2. f. An order; 15th day of the moon’s age.

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

Anumati (अनुमति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇumai.

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Anumati in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anumati (ಅನುಮತಿ):—

1) [noun] a command, direction or instruction, usu. backed by authority.

2) [noun] formal consent; approval; licence; permission.

3) [noun] the moon as seen on the fourteenth day of the first fortnight of the lunar month; and that night.

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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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