Atisukshma, Atisūkṣma, Ati-sukshma: 4 definitions


Atisukshma 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.

The Sanskrit term Atisūkṣma can be transliterated into English as Atisuksma or Atisukshma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Atisukshma in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Atisūkṣma (अतिसूक्ष्म) refers to “fine texture (of cloths)” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.46 (“The arrival of the bridegroom”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “Menā saw with pleasure lord Śiva, the bridegroom of Pārvatī, served by all the gods and who by that time had come there. [...] He was shining well with the two clothes of great value, fine texture (atisūkṣma) and unrivalled beauty and purified in fire. Highly embellished in sandal paste, aguru, musk and fine saffron, he had a gemset mirror in his hand and his eyes were lustrous with the collyrium. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atisukshma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atisūkṣma (अतिसूक्ष्म).—[adjective] very subtile or minute.

[Sanskrit to German]

Atisukshma in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atisukshma in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Atisūkṣma (ಅತಿಸೂಕ್ಷ್ಮ):—

1) [adjective] of minute size.

2) [adjective] highly sensitive or susceptible.

3) [adjective] easily hurt or damaged.

4) [adjective] delicately aware of the feelings and attitudes of others.

5) [adjective] capable of indicating or recording minute observations and differences.

6) [adjective] (of governmental records, business or trade matters etc.) concerned with highly classified or involving discretionary authority.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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