Atap, Ātap: 5 definitions


Atap 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātap (आतप्).—1 P. To radiate, heat, blaze; inflame, to cause to glow. -pass. To suffer pain, be afflicted; to inflict (austerities) upon oneself.

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Ātap (आतप्).—a. Ved. Heating (ātāpin). f. Heat.

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

Ātap (आतप्).—glow, shine, heat; [Passive] suffer pain, [with] tapas castigate one’s self.

Ātap is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and tap (तप्).

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

Ātap (आतप्):—[=ā-√tap] -tapati ([imperative] -tapatu; See ā-tapat and ā-tapas ss.vv.)

—to radiate heat, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Kauśika-sūtra] :—[Passive voice] (p. -tapyamāna) to suffer pain, be afflicted, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

— (with tapas) to inflict (austerities) upon one’s self, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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