Atmanishtha, aka: Ātmaniṣṭha, Atman-nishtha; 3 Definition(s)

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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 (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Atmanishtha in Marathi glossaries]

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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

(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

[Atmanishtha in Sanskrit glossaries]

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

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

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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Atman
Ātman (आत्मन्).—m. [at-maniṇ Uṇ 4.152 said to be from an to breathe also] 'आत्मा यत्नो धृतिर्बु...
Paramatman
Paramātman (परमात्मन्).—m. the Supreme Spirit or Brahman; न च योगविधेर्नवेतरः स्थिरधीरा परमात्म...
Nishtha
Niṣṭha (निष्ठ).—a. [ni-sthā-ka ṣatvaṭutve] (Usually at the end of comp.)1) Being in or on, situ...
Atmarama
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Atmaja
Ātmaja (आत्मज).—m. Derivable forms: ātmajaḥ (आत्मजः).Ātmaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting o...
Atmahatya
Ātmahatyā (आत्महत्या).—suicide. Ātmahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman ...
Atmabodha
Ātmabodha (आत्मबोध).—1) spiritual knowledge. 2) knowledge of self. 3) Name of a work of Śaṅkarā...
Niyamanishtha
Niyamaniṣṭhā (नियमनिष्ठा).—rigid observance of prescribed rites. Niyamaniṣṭhā is a Sanskrit com...
Atmavasha
Ātmavaśa (आत्मवश).—a. depending on one's own will; यद्यत्परवशं कर्म तत्तद्यत्नेन वर्जयेत् । यद्...
Karmanishtha
Karmaniṣṭha (कर्मनिष्ठ).—a. devoted to the performance of religious acts; अग्निर्वीरं श्रुत्यं ...
Dhyananishtha
Dhyānaniṣṭha (ध्याननिष्ठ).—a. lost in thought, absorbed in meditation, contemplative. Dhyānaniṣ...
Atmashuddhi
Ātmaśuddhi (आत्मशुद्धि).—f. self-purification; Ms.11.164; योगिनः कर्म कुर्वन्ति संगं त्यक्त्वाऽ...
Atmastuti
Ātmastuti (आत्मस्तुति).—f. self-praise, boasting, bragging. Derivable forms: ātmastutiḥ (आत्मस्...
Prakashatman
Prakāśātman (प्रकाशात्मन्).—a. bright, shining. (-m.) an epithet of (1) Viṣṇu; (2) of Śiva; (3)...
Atmahita
Ātmahita (आत्महित).—a. beneficial to oneself. -tam one's own good or welfare.Ātmahita is a Sans...

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