Aptakama, Āptakāma, Apta-kama: 4 definitions
Aptakama 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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Āptakāma (आप्तकाम) refers to “one whose desires have been fulfilled; a self-satisfied soul”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) one who has obtained his desire; येनाक्रमन्त्यृषयो ह्याप्रकामाः (yenākramantyṛṣayo hyāprakāmāḥ) Muṇḍa.3.1.6.
2) one who has renounced all worldly desires and attachments.
-maḥ the Supreme Soul.
Āptakāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āpta and kāma (काम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Āptakāma (आप्तकाम):—[=āpta-kāma] [from āpta > āp] mfn. one who has gained his wish, satisfied
2) [v.s. ...] (in [philosophy]) one who knows the identity of Brahman and Ātman
3) [v.s. ...] m. the supreme soul, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āptakāma (आप्तकाम):—[āpta-kāma] (maḥ-mā-maṃ) a. Satisfied; having obtained one’s wishes.
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.70 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 1.3.66 < [Chapter 3 - Prapañcātīta (beyond the Material Plane)]
Mandukya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 9.9 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Verse 5.15 < [Chapter 5 - Karma-sannyāsa-yoga (Yoga through Renunciation of Action)]
Verse 3.17 < [Chapter 3 - Karma-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Action)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 15 - God in the Rāmānuja School < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)