Anupapanna: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न).—Impossible to be explained, not consistent , cf. अथाप्यनुपपन्नार्था भवन्ति । ओषधे त्रायस्वैनम् । (athāpyanupapannārthā bhavanti | oṣadhe trāyasvainam |) Nir. I.15.

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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.

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न) refers to “impossible”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.161.—Accordingly, “This [inference of an object particularized by its being external to consciousness] is impossible (anupapanna), since [an entity] external to consciousness—[and therefore] unmanifested, even in a dream—cannot be an object of inference, because [such an entity] cannot be the object of a concept”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न) refers to an “inadequate situation”, according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “When kings are overpowered by enemies with an army (or: by strong enemies), when cities are burnt down and the Kings’ army is driven away, when people in various districts do not have access to food [and other goods]—if the kingdom is thus oppressed by the enemies’ army, oh Great Sage, and if in this inadequate situation (anupapanna) the King’s enemies are unimpeded, he should have a sixteen-armed Sudarśana constructed [and properly installed, for his power is] without obstacles”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anupapanna (अनुपपन्न).—a S Unproved, unestablished,. unsubstantiated. 2 Wanting the means of subsistence, indigent.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न).—a. Improper, impossible, inapplicable, impracticable, inconclusive, irrelevant. पीनो देवदत्तो दिवा न भुङ्क्ते इत्यत्र दिवाऽभोजनः पीनत्वं रात्रिभोजनं विनानुपपन्नम् (pīno devadatto divā na bhuṅkte ityatra divā'bhojanaḥ pīnatvaṃ rātribhojanaṃ vinānupapannam) see अर्थापत्ति (arthāpatti) also.

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

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) 1. Not done, unaccomplished, uneffected. 2. Unproved, undemonstrated. E. an neg. upapanna effected.

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

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न).—[adjective] unsuitable, improper. unworthy of ([locative]).

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

1) Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न):—[=an-upapanna] [from an-upapatti] mfn. not done, unaccomplished, uneffected

2) [v.s. ...] unproved

3) [v.s. ...] irrelevant, inconclusive, inapplicable

4) [v.s. ...] impossible

5) [v.s. ...] inadequately supported.

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

Anupapanna (अनुपपन्न):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnam) 1) Uneffected, unac-complished.

2) Not applicable, not relevant.

3) Inconclusive (as an argument).

4) Undemonstrated, unsubstantiated.

5) Not having means of subsistence(?). E. a neg. and upapanna.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anupapanna 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

[«previous next»] — Anupapanna in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anupapanna (ಅನುಪಪನ್ನ):—

1) [adjective] not accomplished or completed; unaccomplished; not achieved.

2) [adjective] incongruous, i.e. lacking harmony or agreement; incompatible; b) having inconsistent or inharmonious parts, elements, etc.; c) not corresponding to what is right, proper or reasonable; unsuitable; inappropriate.

3) [adjective] that cannot be done or accomplished; impossible.

4) [adjective] not supported by proof or evidence; not founded on fact or truth; baseless; unfounded.

5) [adjective] lacking means for living; poor; indigent.

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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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