Anusasana, aka: Anusāsana, Anushasana; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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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).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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)

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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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