Atmaja, aka: Ātmaja, Atman-ja, Ātmajā; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ātmaja (आत्मज).—A son of Svarbhānu and Prabhā.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 92. 2.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

ātmaja (आत्मज).—m S A son. ātmajā f S A daughter.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātmaja (आत्मज).—m A son. ātmajā f A daughter.

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

Ātmaja (आत्मज).—m.

Derivable forms: ātmajaḥ (आत्मजः).

Ātmaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): ātmajanman.

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Ātmajā (आत्मजा).—

1) a daughter; वन्द्यं युगं चरणयोर्जनकात्मजायाः (vandyaṃ yugaṃ caraṇayorjanakātmajāyāḥ) R.13.78; cf. नगात्मजा (nagātmajā) &c.

2) the reasoning faculty, understanding.

Ātmajā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and (जा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmaja (आत्मज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A son. f.

(-jā) 1. A daughter. 2. The understanding. E. ātman the body or soul, and ja born, produced.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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