Anuvartana: 14 definitions


Anuvartana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Anuvartan.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—Continuation or recurrence of a word from the preceding to the succeeding rule; the same as anuvṛtti; cf. अनुवर्तन्ते नाम विधयः । न चानुवर्तनादेव भवन्ति। किं तर्हि । यत्नाद्भवन्तीति (anuvartante nāma vidhayaḥ | na cānuvartanādeva bhavanti| kiṃ tarhi | yatnādbhavantīti) M. Bh. on I.1.3.

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन) refers to “imitation” (e.g., the conduct of sages), as mentioned in verse 4.33-34 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] avoidance of offences against wisdom, assuagement of the senses, awareness, knowledge of region, season, and constitution, (and) imitation [viz., anuvartana] of the conduct of sages: this method (has been) taught in brief for the non-arising of endogenous and accidental diseases and for the alleviation of (those which have) arisen”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—n S See anuvṛtti in the third sense.

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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

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—&c. see अनुवृत् (anuvṛt).

See also (synonyms): anuvartin.

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Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—

1) Following (fig. also); attending, compliance, obedience, conformity; प्रकृतस्यानुवर्तने (prakṛtasyānuvartane) Ak.; इदमाश्चर्यमथवा लोकस्थित्यनुवर्तनम् (idamāścaryamathavā lokasthityanuvartanam) Mv.7.4; दाक्षिण्य° (dākṣiṇya°) Daśakumāracarita 161.

2) Gratifying, obliging.

3) Approval of, concurrence in.

4) Continuance; result, consequence.

5) Supplying from a preceding Sūtra.

Derivable forms: anuvartanam (अनुवर्तनम्).

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

Anuvartanā (अनुवर्तना) or Anuvartanatā.—q.v., conformity to, with gen. or loc.: °natā (caturṇām āryavaṃśānām) Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 13.18 (prose); Śikṣāsamuccaya 183.17 (saṃrañjanīyadharmeṣu); loki (m.c. for loke) anuvartanatāṃ karoti Lalitavistara 48.5; janasya °natāṃ karoti 124.19.

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Anuvartanā (अनुवर्तना).—(Sanskrit °na, nt., Pali °vattana, nt.; see also °vartanatā), conformity to, imitation of, with gen. or in composition: (dharmāṇām) Bodhisattvabhūmi 107.24; 108.2; lokānu°, said of the Buddha, Lalitavistara 238.3 °nām upādāya; 392.8 °nāṃ (so with best mss., edd. °tināṃ) praty; 119.7 °na (m.c. for °nāṃ) pratī (m.c. for prati); according to the Lokottaravādin school, this conformity to worldly life on the part of the Buddha is a mere ‘imitation’ or ‘reflection’, as in a mirror, bimbe kanakabimbābhe eṣā °tanā Mahāvastu i.168.15; this passage is a locus classicus for this doctrine; in 168.8—9 lokānuvar- tanāṃ buddhā anuvartanti laukikīṃ, prajñaptim anu- vartanti yathā lokottarām api; in what follows, Buddhas are said to imitate worldly actions (the care of the body, etc.), tho they have no need to, since everything about them is lokottara, transcending the world.

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

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—i. e. anu-vṛt + ana, n. Attending, [Hitopadeśa] 75, 17.

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

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन).—[neuter] = anuvṛtti.

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

1) Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन):—[=anu-vartana] a etc. See anu-√vṛt.

2) [=anu-vartana] [from anu-vṛt] b n. obliging, serving or gratifying another

3) [v.s. ...] compliance, obedience

4) [v.s. ...] following, attending

5) [v.s. ...] concurring

6) [v.s. ...] consequence, result

7) [v.s. ...] continuance

8) [v.s. ...] supplying from a previous rule.

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

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) 1) Following, attending.

2) Obliging or serving another.

3) Concurring, admitting.

4) Consequence, result. E. vṛt with anu, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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

Aṇuvartanā (अणुवर्तना) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇuyattaṇā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anuvartana 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anuvartana (अनुवर्तन) [Also spelled anuvartan]:—(nm) subsequence, following; follow-up.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anuvartana (ಅನುವರ್ತನ):—[noun] = ಅನುವರ್ತನೆ [anuvartane].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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