Atmajnana, Ātmajñāna, Atman-jnana: 11 definitions

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Atmajnana 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान) refers to:—Knowledge of the self. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atmajnana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—n (S) Knowledge of self (i. e. of spirit or of God). Ex. prāpta hōtāṃ ā0 || bhrāntitama jāya nirasūna svayēṃ ||

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

ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—n Knowledge of self (i. e. of Spirit or of God.)

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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

[«previous next»] — Atmajnana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—

1) self-knowledge.

2) spiritual knowledge, knowledge of the soul or the Supreme Spirit; सर्वेषामपि चैतेषामात्मज्ञानं परं स्मृतम् (sarveṣāmapi caiteṣāmātmajñānaṃ paraṃ smṛtam) Ms.12.85,92.

3) true wisdom.

Derivable forms: ātmajñānam (आत्मज्ञानम्).

Ātmajñāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and jñāna (ज्ञान).

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

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—n.

(-naṃ) Spiritual knowledge, true wisdom. E. ātman and jñāna knowledge.

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

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—n. the knowledge of the universal soul, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 85.

Ātmajñāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and jñāna (ज्ञान).

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

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान).—[neuter] self-knowledge; knowledge of the all-soul.

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

1) Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान):—[=ātma-jñāna] [from ātma > ātman] n. self-knowledge, [Mahābhārata v, 990 and 1167]

2) [v.s. ...] knowledge of the soul or supreme spirit, [Manu-smṛti xii, 85 and 92; Mahābhārata; Vedāntasāra]

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

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान):—[ātma-jñāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Self-knowledge.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान):—(ā + jñāna) n. die Kenntniss der Seele oder Allseele [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 85. 92.] ātmajñānopadeśavidhi Titel eines Werkes [Weber’s Verzeichniss 180.]

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Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान):—Selbsterkenntniss [Spr. 3688. fg.] Kenntniss der Allseele: etadeva paraṃ jñānaṃ sadātmajñānamuttamam [Mahābhārata 3, 13994.] [Spr. 1991, v. l.] pratipādana [Oxforder Handschriften 224,a,24.] ātmajñānopadeśaprakaraṇa n. Titel einer Abhandlung [HALL 129.] ṭīkā ebend.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ātmajñāna (आत्मज्ञान):—n.

1) Selbsterkenntniss.

2) Kenntniss der Allseele [283,22.]

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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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