Atmanishtha, Ātmaniṣṭha, Atman-nishtha: 3 definitions



Atmanishtha 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.

The Sanskrit term Ātmaniṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Atmanistha or Atmanishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

ātmaniṣṭha (आत्मनिष्ठ).—a (S) Intent in contemplation upon the Deity or one's own soul. 2 Seated in the soul; cordial, fervent, profound.

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

ātmaniṣṭha (आत्मनिष्ठ).—a Intent on soul-contempla- tion. Cordial, profound.

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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»] — Atmanishtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmaniṣṭha (आत्मनिष्ठ).—a. one who constantly seeks for spiritual knowledge.

Ātmaniṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and niṣṭha (निष्ठ).

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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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