Anusarin, Anusāri, Anusārin, Anusārī, Anusari: 11 definitions

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्) refers to “one who is following in accordance with (the distinguishing marks)”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Then the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja said this to the congregation of Bodhisattvas: ‘Sons of good family, may all of you elucidate the gates into the dharma of transcending the path of the works of Māra’ [...] The Bodhisattva Āryaratna said: ‘“Sin” is an accusation, and in such an accusation the Māra can find a weak point. What is the absence of sin is not to enter into the consciousness of following in accordance with the distinguishing marks [of sins] (nimitta-anusārin-vijñāna), and thus the Bodhisattva who is established in the limit of no distinguishing mark transcends the sphere of the māra’”.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

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

Anusārin, (-°) (adj.) (fr. anu + sarati) following, striving after, acting in accordance with, living up to or after. frequent in formula dhammânusārin saddhânusārin living in conformity with the Norm & the Faith D.III, 254; M.I, 142, 479; S.III, 225; V, 200 sq.; A.I, 74; IV, 10; Pug.15. — Cp. also S.I, 15 (bhavasota°); IV, 128 (id.); J.VI, 444 (paṇḍitassa° = veyyāvaccakara C.); Sdhp.528 (attha°). (Page 44)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्).—a.

1) Following, pursuing, going after, attendant on; तामभ्यगच्छद्रुदितानुसारी (tāmabhyagacchadruditānusārī) R.14.7; मृगानुसारिणं पिनाकिनम् (mṛgānusāriṇaṃ pinākinam) Ś.1.6; परिमलः पवनानुसारी (parimalaḥ pavanānusārī) Dk.91; कृपणानुसारि च धनम् (kṛpaṇānusāri ca dhanam) Pt.1.278 going after, falling to the lot of.

2) According or conformable to, following; यथाशास्त्र° (yathāśāstra°) Ms.7.31.

3) Seeking, looking out for, investigating, scrutinizing; नित्यं छिद्रानुसार्यरेः (nityaṃ chidrānusāryareḥ) Ms.7.12.

See also (synonyms): anusāraka.

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

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) 1. Following. 2. According with or to. E. anusāra, and ini aff.

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

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्).—i. e. anu-sṛ + in, adj., f. iṇī. 1. Following, [Pañcatantra] 98, 23. 2. Scrutinising, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 102. 3. Observant, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 31.

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

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्).—[adjective] following, striving after, according with, seeking for ([accusative] or —°).

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

1) Anusārin (अनुसारिन्):—[=anu-sārin] [from anu-sṛ] mfn. following, attendant on, according or conformable to

2) [v.s. ...] penetrating, scrutinizing, investigating.

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

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rī-riṇī-ri) 1) Following, go-ing after; e. g. raśmyanusārin (sc. the soul).

2) According with or to; e. g. ata āgamavaśenāgamānusāritarkavaśena ca cetanaṃ brahma jagatkāraṇaṃ prakṛtiśceti sthitam.

3) Entering into, penetrating; e. g. yathā snehabhāṇḍaṃ ricyamānaṃ na sarvātmanā ricyate . bhāṇḍānusāṃryeva kaścitsnehaśeṣovatiṣṭhate tathānuśayopi.

4) Scrutinizing, prying into, investigating; e. g. chidrānusārin. E. sṛ with anu, kṛt aff. ṇini.

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

Anusārin (अनुसारिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇusāri.

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Anusarin in German

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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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