Anupurvya, Ānupūrvya, Anupūrvya, Ānupūrvyā: 10 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य).—Successive order, as prescribed by tradition or by the writer; cf. ऋतुनक्षत्राणामानुपूर्व्येण समानाक्षराणां पूर्वनि-पातः । शिशिरवसन्तौ उदगयनस्थौ । कृत्तिका-रोहिण्यः । (ṛtunakṣatrāṇāmānupūrvyeṇa samānākṣarāṇāṃ pūrvani-pātaḥ | śiśiravasantau udagayanasthau | kṛttikā-rohiṇyaḥ |) M.Bh. II.2.34 Vārt.3;also वर्णानामानुपूर्व्येण ब्राह्मणक्षत्रियविट्शूद्राः (varṇānāmānupūrvyeṇa brāhmaṇakṣatriyaviṭśūdrāḥ) M.Bh. on II.2.34 Vārt. 6: cf. पदानुपूर्व्येण प्रश्लिष्टान् संधीन् कुर्यात् । इन्द्र आ इहि । आदौ इन्द्र आ इत्येतयोः (padānupūrvyeṇa praśliṣṭān saṃdhīn kuryāt | indra ā ihi | ādau indra ā ityetayoḥ); न तु आ इहि इत्येतयाः (na tu ā ihi ityetayāḥ) R. Pr. II.2; cf. also आनुपूर्व्यात् सिद्धम् (ānupūrvyāt siddham) Sīra. Pari. 6.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 8: Bondage of karmas

Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य) or Ānupūrvī refers to “migratory /movement after death” and represents one of the various kinds of Nāma, or “physique-making (karmas)”, which represents one of the eight types of Prakṛti-bandha (species bondage): one of the four kinds of bondage (bandha) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra chapter 8. What is meant by migratory /movement after death (ānupūrvya) body-making karma? The karmas rise of which the form of the previous body does not disappear during the transitory period are called migratory form body-making karma. 

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anupūrvya (अनुपूर्व्य).—a. Regular, orderly, successive.

-rvī = आनुपूर्वी (ānupūrvī) q. v.

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Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य).—[anupūrvasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ tato vā ṅīṣi yalopaḥ]

1) Order, succession, series; देव्या चाख्यातं सर्वमेवानु- पूर्व्याद्वाचा संपूर्णं वायुपुत्रः शशंस (devyā cākhyātaṃ sarvamevānu- pūrvyādvācā saṃpūrṇaṃ vāyuputraḥ śaśaṃsa) Rām.5.65.28 वसीरन्नानुपूर्व्येण शाणक्षौमाविकानि च (vasīrannānupūrvyeṇa śāṇakṣaumāvikāni ca) Manusmṛti 2.41.

2) (In law) The regular order of the castes; षडानुपूर्व्या विप्रस्य क्षत्रस्य चतुरोऽवरान् (ṣaḍānupūrvyā viprasya kṣatrasya caturo'varān) Manusmṛti 3.23.

3) (In logic) Conclusion regularly or syllogistically drawn.

-vat Having a (definite) order; आनुपूर्व्यवतामेकदेशग्रहणेषु आगमवदन्त्यलोपः स्यात् (ānupūrvyavatāmekadeśagrahaṇeṣu āgamavadantyalopaḥ syāt) | Manusmṛti 1.5.1.

Derivable forms: ānupūrvyam (आनुपूर्व्यम्).

See also (synonyms): ānupūrva, ānupūrvī.

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Ānupūrvyā (आनुपूर्व्या).—ind. One after another, in due order; आनुपूर्व्येणोत्थितराजलोकः (ānupūrvyeṇotthitarājalokaḥ) K.95.

See also (synonyms): ānupūrve, ānupūrvye, ānupūrveṇa, ānupūrvyeṇa.

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

Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य).—i. e. anupūrva + ya, n. and fem. , Regular succession, order, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 149; [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 70, 20.

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

1) Anupūrvya (अनुपूर्व्य):—[from anu-pūrva] mfn. regular, orderly, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य):—[from ānupūrva] n. order, succession, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] (generally [ablative] -āt, in due order.)

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

Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇupūvva, Āṇupuvva.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ānupūrvya (आनुपूर्व्य):—(nm) succession, sequence.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Ānupūrvya (ಆನುಪೂರ್ವ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] a regular order; consecutive succession.

2) [noun] the fact of being or that which is, handed down, as beliefs, customs, etc., from generation to generation; a tradition.

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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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