Animus, 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Animus, the mind, as Cicero says, is so called from anima, air. The root is an, which in Sanskrit means to blow, and which has given rise to the Sanskrit and Greek words for wind an-ila and án-emos.Source: The mythology of the Aryan nations: The relation of mythology to language
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1a) Anila (अनिल).—The God of Wind invoked.1 A surname of Vāyu;2 father of Bhīmasena.31)...
Attan, (m.) & atta (the latter is the form used in compn. ) (Vedic ātman, not to Gr. a)νemos = ...
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Yoga Vasistha Volume 2, Part I (by Vālmīki)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
Aspects of Religious Belief and Practice in Babylonia and Assyria (by Morris Jastrow)
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