Anusasana, Anusāsana, Anushasana: 17 definitions



Anusasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anushasan.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—Traditional instruction; treat--ment of a topic; e.g. अथ शब्दानुशासनम् (atha śabdānuśāsanam) M. Bh. I. 1.1 where the word is explained as अनुशिष्यन्ते संस्क्रियन्ते व्युत्पा-द्यन्ते अनेन इति अनुशासनम् (anuśiṣyante saṃskriyante vyutpā-dyante anena iti anuśāsanam).

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Anuśāsana or Anuśāsanā.—(CII 1), same as anuśasti, inculcation. Note: anuśāsana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anusāsana : (nt.) advice; instruction; admonition.

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

Anusāsana, (nt.) (Vedic anuśāsana, fr. anu + śās) advice, instruction, admonition D.III, 107; A.I, 292 (°pāṭihāriya, cp. anusāsanī); Miln.359. (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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—n (S) Regulating or determining; binding under rules or laws. 2 The laws or rules prescribed.

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

anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—, n Advice, instruction. Precept, rule, law.

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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—Advice, persuasion, direction, order. command; instruction, laying down rules or precepts; a law, rule, precept; treatment (of a subject), (with the object in comp. or with gen., the agent, if expressed, being put in the instr. or gen.); एतद्वै भद्रमनुशासनस्य (etadvai bhadramanuśāsanasya) Rv.1.32.7. एतदनुशासनम् (etadanuśāsanam) Tait. Up.7.9.7. भवत्यधिक्षेप इवानुशासनम् (bhavatyadhikṣepa ivānuśāsanam) Ki.1.28 words of advice; तन्मनोरनुशासनम् (tanmanoranuśāsanam) Ms.8.139;6.5;2.159; यौवन° (yauvana°) K.146; नामलिङ्ग° (nāmaliṅga°) laying down rules on the gender of nouns, explanation of gender &c.; शब्दानुशासनम् (śabdānuśāsanam) Sk.; शब्दानामनुशासनमाचार्यस्य आचार्येण वा (śabdānāmanuśāsanamācāryasya ācāryeṇa vā) P.II.3.66 Sk.

Derivable forms: anuśāsanam (अनुशासनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Anuśāsanā (अनुशासना).—(= °nī, q.v.), instruction: Mahāvyutpatti 1439; [Jātakamālā 29.5 °nāṃ, ed. by em., all mss. °nīṃ].

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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—n.

(-naṃ) Command, order, precept, law. E. anu, and śāsana ruling.

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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—[anu-śās + ana], n. 1. Instruction, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 159. 2. Precept, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 139. 3. Explanation, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 50.

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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन).—[neuter] instruction, precept, command.

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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—[=anu-śāsana] [from anu-śās] n. instruction, direction, command, precept, [Ṛg-veda x, 32, 7, etc.]

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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—[anu-śāsana] (naṃ) 1. n. Order, law. Also anuśāstiḥ f.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—(von śās mit anu) n. Anweisung, Lehre [Ṛgveda 10, 32, 7.] (s.u. akṣetravid). [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 9, 3, 10. 14, 5, 5, 19.] [?(= Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 2, 5, 19.) Kaṭhopaniṣad 6, 15. TAITT. Upakośā 1, 11, 4. Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 6, 30. 7, 28. Manu’s Gesetzbuch 6, 50.] tanmanoranuśāsanam [8, 139. 279. 9, 239.] śamitranuśāsanam [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 8, 8, 32. 19, 4, 7.] śrutaṃ vṛddhānuśāsanam [Nalopākhyāna 13, 17.] bharatānuśāsanāt [Scholiast] zu [Śākuntala 9, 6.] mit dem obj. componirt: śreyonuśāsanam [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 159.] śabdā [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1.] liṅgānu [19.] kāryānu [Chezy’s Ausgabe des Śākuntala 93, 3.] das obj. im gen., das subj. im instr. oder gen.: śabdānāmanuśāsanamācāryeṇācāryasya vā [Siddhāntakaumudī] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher.2,3,66. Im Mahābhārata] führt das 13te Buch den Namen anuśāsanaparvan .

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Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—, yogānu [Yogasūtra 1, 1.]

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Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—als zum Veda gehörig: sānu adj. [GOP. BR. 1, 2, 9.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन):—n. Unterweisung , Lehre. Auch Bez. einer Klasse von Texten.

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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

Anuśāsana (अनुशासन) [Also spelled anushasan]:—(nm) discipline; ~[śāsaka] a disciplinarian; ~[śāsanabaddha] disciplined; ~[śāsanika, ~śāsanīya] disciplinary; ~[śāsī] disciplinarian, pertaining to discipline, disciplinary.

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