Anurupa, aka: Anurūpa, Anurūpā; 9 Definition(s)
Anurupa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Anurūpā (अनुरूपा, “natural”) refers to one of the “three kinds of impersonation” according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 34. Accordingly, “when women impersonate female characters and men male characters, and their ages are similar to that of the characters represented, the impersonation is called ‘natural’ (anurūpā)” and “human characters as they are represented on the stage fall into three classes: natural (anurūpā), unnatural (virūpā) and imitative (rūpānusāriṇī)”.Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Anurūpā (अनुरूपा) is one of the twenty-four daughters of Dakṣa by Prasūti: one of the three daughters of Svāyambhuvamanu and Śatarūpā, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.16:—“Dakṣa begot twenty-four daughters. The eleven younger daughters were [... Anurūpā,...]. The great aspirants [Atri] and others took the hands of these famous daughters (eg., Anurūpā married Atri). Thereupon the entire universe consisting of three worlds, mobile and immobile was filled (with progeny). Thus according to their own actions and at the bidding of Śiva innumerable famous Brahmins were born out of the various living beings”.Source: archive.org: Siva Purana - English Translation
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.
India history and geogprahy
Anurūpa.—(CII 1), adequate. Note: anurūpa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
anurūpa : (adj.) suitable; conform with.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Anurūpa, (adj.) (anu + rūpa) suitable, adequate, seeming, fit, worthy; adapted to, corresponding, conform with (-°) J.I, 91; VI, 366 (tad°); PvA.61 (ajjhāsaya° according to his wish), 128 (id.) 78, 122, 130, 155; etc. Cp. also paṭirūpa in same meaning. (Page 42)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
anurupa (अनुरुप).—a or ad (S anu According to,rupa Face, form &c.) Agreeing with; according with; conformable unto; suiting, fitting, corresponding. answering. Ex. hī strī tyā puruṣāsa sarva guṇānī a0 āhē. 2 Agreeably or conformably. Ex. tumacī ā- jñā hōīla tadanurupa mī cālēna. 3 S Like, resembling, similar. In comp., as ājñānurupa, kālānurupa, dēśānurupa, sāmarthyānurupa, yōgyatānurupa.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
anurūpa (अनुरूप).—a or ad Like, resembling, cor- responding to, worthy, agreeably.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Anurūpa (अनुरूप).—a. [rūpasya sadṛśaḥ yogyo vā]
1) Like, resembling, corresponding to; शब्दानुरूपेण पराक्रमेण भवितव्यम् (śabdānurūpeṇa parākrameṇa bhavitavyam) Pt.1; worthy of; आत्मानुरूपं वरम् (ātmānurūpaṃ varam) Ś.1; रूपानुरूप (rūpānurūpa) K.192,23.
2) Suitable or fit, adapted to, according to, with gen. or in comp.; नैतदनुरूपं भवतः (naitadanurūpaṃ bhavataḥ) K.146,158; भव पितुरनुरूपस्त्वं गुणैर्लोककान्तैः (bhava pituranurūpastvaṃ guṇairlokakāntaiḥ) V.5.21; काममननुरूपमस्या वपुषो वल्कलम् (kāmamananurūpamasyā vapuṣo valkalam) Ś.1; स्वप्रमाणानुरूपैः सेचनघटैः (svapramāṇānurūpaiḥ secanaghaṭaiḥ) ibid.; सत्त्वानुरूपा सर्वस्य श्रद्धा भवति भारत (sattvānurūpā sarvasya śraddhā bhavati bhārata) Bg.17.3; R.1.33; Me.13
-pam 1 Resemblance, likeness, conformity.
2) Suitability, fitness; अपि जनकसुताया- स्तच्च तच्चानुरूपम् (api janakasutāyā- stacca taccānurūpam) U.6.26.
-paḥ The antistrophe, having the same metre as the स्तोत्रिय (stotriya) or strophe; the second of the three verses (tṛ>) recited together, the other two being स्तोत्रिय (stotriya) and पर्यास, एकस्तोत्रियेष्वहस्सु योऽन्योऽनन्तरः सोऽनुरूपः (paryāsa, ekastotriyeṣvahassu yo'nyo'nantaraḥ so'nurūpaḥ) Āśval.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) 1. Like, resembling. 2. Fit, suitable. 3. According to. n.
(-paṃ) 1. Conformity. 2. Assistance 3. Mediation, friendly interposition. 4. Hindrance, check. E. anu like, and rūpa form.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
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