Anuyoga: 13 definitions



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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—[anuyogaḥ] Enquire something relating to a scripture or a part, a question or a part with a view to testing the knowledge, power of comprehension and expression and capacity to reply to the later

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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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anuyoga : (m.) practice of; devotion to; an inquiry or inquest.

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

Anuyoga, (Sk. anuyoga, fr. anu + yuj) 1. application, devotion to (-°), execution, practice of (-°); often combd. with anuyutta in phrase °anuyogaṃ anuyutta = practisiṅg, e. g. Vin.I, 190 (maṇḍan’ânuyogaṃ anuyutta); D.III, 113 (attakilamath’ânuyogaṃ a.); A.II, 205 (attaparitāpan’ânuyogaṃ a.). — As adj. (-°) doing, given to, practising (cp. anuyutta). D.I, 5; III, 107; M.I, 385; S.I, 182; III, 239; IV, 330; V, 320; A.I, 14; III, 249; IV, 460 sq.; V, 17 sq., 205; J.I, 90 (padhān’ânuyogakiccaṃ); Vv 8438 (dhamma°); Miln.348; DA.I, 78, 104. — 2. invitation, appeal, question (cp. anuyuñjati 2) Miln.10 (ācariyassa °ṃ datvā). (Page 41)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuyoga (अनुयोग).—

1) A question, inquiry, examination; याऽस्मि साऽस्म्यनुयोगो मे न कर्तव्यः कथञ्चन (yā'smi sā'smyanuyogo me na kartavyaḥ kathañcana) Mb.13.93.82. अनियन्त्रणानुयोगस्तपस्विजनः (aniyantraṇānuyogastapasvijanaḥ) Ś.1; निगृह्यानुयोगे (nigṛhyānuyoge) P.VIII.2.94; वार्ता°मधुराक्षरया च वाचा (vārtā°madhurākṣarayā ca vācā) R.13.71.

2) Censure, reproof, punishment; नानुयोगा ब्राह्मणानां भवन्ति (nānuyogā brāhmaṇānāṃ bhavanti) Mb.3.192.56.

3) Solicitation.

4) Exertion, effort; अनुयोगं विना तैलं तिलानां नोपजायते (anuyogaṃ vinā tailaṃ tilānāṃ nopajāyate) Pt.2.14.

5) Religious meditation; spiritual union.

6) Comment.

Derivable forms: anuyogaḥ (अनुयोगः).

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग).—(compare prec.), m., (1) devotion, addiction, applica- tion to (so Pali id.; not Sanskrit in this sense): sukhallikānu° (see sukhallikā); kāmasukhallikātmaklamathānu° Bodhisattvabhūmi 187.11—12; (ātma)kāya-klamathānu° Lalitavistara 416.20; -dyūta- krīḍānu° Mahāvastu i.96.5; ākalanānu°, see ākalana; (2) question- ing, examination (Pali id., especially °gaṃ dadāti, passes an examination; Sanskrit also questioning; [Boehtlingk and Roth] 5.990): anuyogo ca dinno Mahāvastu iii.57.1, and he passed an examination; anuyo- gaṃ deti 383.2 (after a course of Vedic study).

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. A question. 2. Asking, solicitation. 3. Censure, reproof. 4. Religious meditation, spiritual union. E. anu with, and yoga union.

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग).—i. e. anu-yuj-a, m. 1. Question, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 15, 17. 2. Inquiry, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 193, 2; 195, 20.

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग).—[masculine] question, censure.

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

1) Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—[=anu-yoga] [from anu-yuj] m. a question, examination

2) [v.s. ...] censure, reproof, [Nyāya]

3) [v.s. ...] religious meditation, spiritual union.

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-gaḥ) 1) A question.

2) Asking, solicitation.

3) Censure, reproof.

4) Explanation, comment.

5) Religious meditation, spiritual union. E. yuj with anu, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—[anu-yoga] (gaḥ) 1. m. A question; reproof; religious meditation.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—(von yuj mit anu) m. Frage [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 5, 10.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 263,] [Scholiast] nigṛhyānuyoge [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 8, 2, 94.] Durch anuyogakṛt wird [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 78.] ācārya erklärt.

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Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—Befragung, Erkundigung nach, das Ausfragen: yāsmi sā smyanuyogo me na kartavyaḥ kathaṃ ca na [Mahābhārata 13, 4478.] vārttānu [Raghuvaṃśa 13, 71.] [Daśakumāracarita] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 193, 2. 195, 20.]

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

Anuyoga (अनुयोग):—m.

1) Befragung , Erkundigung nach , das Ausfragen.

2) Rüge [Gotama's Nyāyadarśana 5,2,23.] [Pāṇini. 8,2,94.]

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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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