Anurodha: 10 definitions


Anurodha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Anurodha (अनुरोध) refers to “esteem” (a favourable attitude) and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 15.91.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anurodha : (m.) compliance.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Anurodha, (fr. anu + rudh) compliance, consideration satisfaction (opp. virodha) S.I, 111; IV, 210; Sn.362; Dhs.1059; Vbh.145; DhsA.362. (Page 42)

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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

anurōdha (अनुरोध).—m (S anu After, or according to, & rōdha Obstructing, impeding.) Confining or carrying along with, or in conformity unto, or in observance and regardful obedience; drawing and keeping in the train, track, wake of; at the beck or nod of; under the sway, influence, or operation of: also such confined and conforming state, conduct, or course; swayedness, compliance, observant subjection. Ex. nāvēnta basalēṃ mhaṇajē nāvēcē anurōdhānēṃ jikaḍē jāṇēṃ ghaḍēla tikaḍē jāṇēṃ prāpta; jyālā śāstrajñāna āhē tyālā tadanurōdhānēṃ bōlāvēṃ lāgatēṃ; rājācā a0 pradhānānēṃ sambhāḷāvā or rājā āṇi pradhāna hyā ubhayatānīṃ parasparāñcyā anurōdhānēṃ vāgāvēṃ; pṛthvīcyā utaratēpaṇācyā anurōdhānēṃ udaka jātēṃ.

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

anurōdha (अनुरोध).—m Conformity, obedience, consi- deration, being under the influence or operation of.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anurodha (अनुरोध).—

1) Compliance, gratification, fulfilling one's wishes &c.

2) Conformity, accordance, obedience, regard, consideration; धर्मानुरोधात् (dharmānurodhāt) K.16,18,192; अत्र नानुरोधं तर्कये (atra nānurodhaṃ tarkaye) Mv.7 pleasure or gratification; आधारानु- रोधात् (ādhārānu- rodhāt) Mu.1.2 out of regard for; कविश्रमानुरोधाद्वा (kaviśramānurodhādvā) Ve. 1 in consideration of; दत्तोत्सेकः प्रलपति मया याज्ञवल्क्यानुरोधात् (dattotsekaḥ pralapati mayā yājñavalkyānurodhāt) Mv.3.28,5. तदनुरोधात्-धेन (tadanurodhāt-dhena) accordingly, in accordance with it; वदेद्विपश्चिन्महतोनुरोधात् (vadedvipaścinmahatonurodhāt) Pt.1.1 after great consideration; humouring; प्राप्तार्थग्रहणं द्रव्यपरीवर्तोनुरोधनम् (prāptārthagrahaṇaṃ dravyaparīvartonurodhanam) H. 2.11; reference (of a rule.)

3) Pressing, urging, coaxing; entreaty, solicitation, request; क इवात्रानुरोधः (ka ivātrānurodhaḥ) K. 29; तदनुरोधात् (tadanurodhāt) 135; विनानुरोधात्स्वहितेच्छयैव (vinānurodhātsvahitecchayaiva) Ś.2.81.

4) Bearing of a rule.

Derivable forms: anurodhaḥ (अनुरोधः).

See also (synonyms): anurodhana.

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

Anurodha (अनुरोध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) The accomplishing of a desired object for another person, obligingness, service. E. anu, and rudha to confine, affix ghañ.

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

Anurodha (अनुरोध).—[masculine] rodhana [neuter] compliance, regard, consideration; rodhatas out of consideration for (—°).

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

1) Anurodha (अनुरोध):—[=anu-rodha] [from anu-rudh] m. obliging or fulfilling the wishes (of any one)

2) [v.s. ...] obligingness, compliance

3) [v.s. ...] consideration, respect

4) [v.s. ...] reference or bearing of a rule.

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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. 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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