Anushruta, Anuśruta: 3 definitions



Anushruta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Anuśruta can be transliterated into English as Anusruta or Anushruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Anusrut.

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

Anuśruta (अनुश्रुत).—(= Pali [an-]anussuta; ppp. of Sanskrit anu-śru; is this used in the same sense? compare anuśrava), tradi- tionally handed down: (darśanam) anuśrutaṃ purā Mahāvastu i.165.12, repeatedly heard (or handed down) from olden times; Senart misunderstands; pūrve ananuśrutehi dhar- mehi iii.332.13, by principles unrecorded in traditional doctrine.

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

Anuśruta (अनुश्रुत):—[=anu-śruta] [from anu-śru] mfn. handed down by Vedic tradition.

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

Anuśruta (अनुश्रुत):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) Handed down by sacred tradition (comp. the preceding). E. śru with anu, kṛt aff. kta.

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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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