Atmahita, Atman-hita: 6 definitions

Introduction

Atmahita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

atmahita (अत्महित).—n (S) Profit or well-being of the soul:--considered as consisting in the fruition of God. Ex. āhā naradēha uttama pūrṇa || kēvaḷa bhagavatprāptīcēṃ sthāna || myāṃ ā0 na karuna || buḍālōṃ kiṃ andhatamīṃ || 2 Private gain; own or proper good.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ātmahita (आत्महित).—n Profit of the soul; one's own good.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmahita (आत्महित).—a. beneficial to oneself.

-tam one's own good or welfare.

Ātmahita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and hita (हित).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ātmahita (आत्महित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Beneficial to one’s self. E. ātman and hita good for.

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

1) Ātmahita (आत्महित):—[=ātma-hita] [from ātma > ātman] mfn. beneficial to one’s self

2) [v.s. ...] n. one’s own profit, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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