Atmajna, Ātmajña, Atman-jna: 10 definitions



Atmajna 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

ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ) [or आत्मज्ञानी, ātmajñānī].—a (S) That knows self, or spirit, or God. Ex. ātmajña yōga paripakva hī dakṣa jālā || hōūni tṛpta hī bhajēca adhōkṣajālā ||

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ).—m. a sage, one who knows himself; तस्मादात्मज्ञं ह्यर्चयेद्भूतिकामः (tasmādātmajñaṃ hyarcayedbhūtikāmaḥ) Muṇḍ.3.1.1.

Derivable forms: ātmajñaḥ (आत्मज्ञः).

Ātmajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and jña (ज्ञ). See also (synonyms): ātmavid.

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

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ).—m.

(-jñaḥ) A sage, one who knows his own nature and that of spirit. E. ātman and jña who knows.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ).—i. e. ātman-jña (vb. jñā), adj., f. ñā, Knowing the Supreme Being, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 219, 5.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing one’s self or the all-soul.

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

1) Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ):—[=ātma-jña] [from ātma > ātman] mfn. knowing one’s self, [Mahābhārata xii, 12440]

2) [v.s. ...] knowing the supreme spirit, [Vedāntasāra]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ):—[ātma-jña] (jñaḥ) 1. m. A sage who has a knowledge of himself and spirit.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ātmajña (आत्मज्ञ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Appajāṇua.

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Atmajna 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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