Anusuya, Ānusūya: 3 definitions


Anusuya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Anusuya (अनुसूया): Sati Anusuya was wife of the sage Atri and mother of Dattatreya (दत्तात्रेय) who is considered by some Hindus (in western India) to be an incarnation of the Divine Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Siva.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ānusūya (आनुसूय).—a. (- f.) [अनुसूयया अत्रिपत्न्या दत्तं अण् (anusūyayā atripatnyā dattaṃ aṇ)] Coming from or given by Anusūyā; स्फुरत्प्रभामण्डलमानुसूर्यं सा बिभ्रती शाश्वतमङ्गरागम् (sphuratprabhāmaṇḍalamānusūryaṃ sā bibhratī śāśvatamaṅgarāgam) R.14.14.

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

Ānusūya (आनुसूय):—mfn. given by Anu-sūyā (Atri’s wife), [Raghuvaṃśa xiv, 14.]

context information

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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