Atmaghata, aka: Ātmaghāta, Atman-ghata; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Atmaghata in Marathi glossaries]

ātmaghāta (आत्मघात).—m (S) Suicide. This term is not applied to any of the modes of self-murder prescribed by the Shastras. Ex. taṃva tō vaśiṣṭa gurūnātha || mhaṇē sahasā na karāvā ā0 ॥

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātmaghāta (आत्मघात).—m Suicide.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Atmaghata in Sanskrit glossaries]

Ātmaghāta (आत्मघात).—

1) suicide.

2) heresy.

Derivable forms: ātmaghātaḥ (आत्मघातः).

Ātmaghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and ghāta (घात).

(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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