Atamana, aka: Aṭamāna; 1 Definition(s)

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Purana

[Atamana in Purana glossaries]

Aṭamāna (अटमान).—The son of Meghasvāti and father of Aniṣṭakarman.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 1. 24-25.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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