Atmagata, aka: Ātmagata, Atman-gata; 2 Definition(s)

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Atmagata 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Ātmagata (आत्मगत).—When overwhelmed with excessive joy, intoxication, madness, fit of passion, repugnance, fear, astonishment, anger and sorrow, one speaks out words which are in one’s mind (lit. heart), it is called Speaking Aside (ātmagata). This including arguments, is often to be used in plays like the Nāṭaka.

(Source): archive.org: Natya Shastra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmagata (आत्मगत).—a. produced in one's mind; °तो मनोरथः (to manorathaḥ) Ś.1.

-tam ind. aside (to oneself) being considered to be spoken privately (opp. prakāśam aloud); frequently used as a stage-direction in dramas; it is the same as स्वगतम् (svagatam) which is thus defined; अश्राव्यं खलु यद्वस्तु तदिह स्वगतं मतम् (aśrāvyaṃ khalu yadvastu tadiha svagataṃ matam) S. D.6.

Ātmagata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and gata (गत).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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