Anusara, aka: Anusāra, Anushara, Anuśara, Anūṣara; 4 Definition(s)


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

The Sanskrit terms Anuśara and Anūṣara can be transliterated into English as Anusara or Anushara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism


anusāra : (m.) following.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Anusāra, (fr. anu + sṛ) “going along with”, following, conformity. Only in obl. eases (-°) anusārena (Instr.) in consequence of, in accordance with, according to J.I, 8; PvA.187 (tad), 227; and anusārato (Abl.) id. Sdhp.91. (Page 44)

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

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

anusāra (अनुसार).—a (S) Like or according to; agreeable or conformable with. In comp. Ex. śramānusāra- lābha, pāpānusāraklēśa, ājñānusāra, kālānusāra, sā- marthyānusāra, yōgyatānusāra, samayānusāra, daivānusāra, karmānusāra, prārabdhānusāra, prasaṅgānusāra. Additionally to the above, a multitude of lax or popular compounds occur; as kāmānasāra (Ex. kāmānasāra mā- ṇasācī garaja lāgatī or kā0 kharcavēca karāvā), kāḷā- nasāra, dēśānasāra, divasānasāra, ācārānasāra (as ā0 phaḷaprāpti), arthānasāra, svabhāvānasāra, chandānasāra, annānasāra (Pr. a0 buddhi We learn to imitate him whose bread we eat), bhaktinasāra, buddhinasāra, vṛttina- sāra (After the manner, mood, or disposition of), marjinasāra and others. For all let the principle of the formation be studied here.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anusāra (अनुसार).—a Conformable with, according to, as śramānusāra lābha.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Search found 7 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

anusārī (अनुसारी).—a That follows, copies; that agrees with.
vēḷanasāra (वेळनसार).—ad According to the occasion.
nirdhāraṇēṃ (निर्धारणें).—v t To determine, ascertain, settle.
vēḷēnasāra (वेळेनसार).—ad According to the occasion.
sahajānta (सहजांत).—ad (A formation with sahaja & ānta sahajānasāra ad sahaja & anusāra Like, a...
karaṇīsāra (करणीसार).—ad (karaṇī & anusāra q. v.) According to work or doing. Pr. ka0 phaḷa Rew...
śaktinasāra (शक्तिनसार).—ad śaktinarūpa ad (Corr. from śaktya- nusāra & śaktyanurūpa) According...

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