Anuprapta, Anuprāpta: 6 definitions


Anuprapta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Anuprapta in Mahayana glossary
Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त) refers to “having reached (the vicinity of one’s residence)”, 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, “Then the Bhagavān reached (anuprāpta) the vicinity of the residence of Vaiśravaṇa. In that region there was a choicest forest called Viṣavaka. There was a lotus lake in the middle of an opening of the forest. By the power of that lotus lake the fields, gardens, forests, groves, flowers and fruits in the capital of Aḍakavatī became refreshed [...]”.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anuprapta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त).—p. p. Reached, got, obtained.

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

Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) Obtained, attained, arrived at. E. anu, and prāpta obtained.

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

1) Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त):—[=anu-prāpta] [from anu-prāp] mfn. arrived, returned

2) [v.s. ...] obtained

3) [v.s. ...] having reached, having got.

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

Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptam) 1) Obtained, found.

2) Reached, arrived. E. āp with pra and anu, kṛt aff. kta.

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

Anuprāpta (अनुप्राप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇupatta.

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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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