Atmarama, Ātmārāma, Atman-arama: 5 definitions

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Atmarama means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: SOAS Research Online: Prekṣā meditation: History and Methods

Amolakarṣi (1882–1962 A.D.) is the name of an author of Jain texts dealing with meditation.—There are a number of other writers, who produced some work on Jaina meditation, e.g. Amolakarṣi (1877–1936) and Ātmārāma developed meditative practices that influenced Śivamuni’s ātma-dhyāna.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Ātmārāma (आत्माराम) is another name of Keśavācārya: the son of Caturbhuja and the father of Dhīreśvarācārya (1851-1919 C.E.): a poet of modern Assam who composed Vṛttamañjarī. Dhīreśvarācārya belonged to Tripravara-Bharadvājagotra and was the son of Keśavācārya alias Ātmārāma and Candraprabhādevī, grandson of Caturbhuja and great grandson of Dāmodara. Dhīreśvarācārya learnt the systems of grammar at the age of 12 from Rāmadevopādhyā of Nagarakuchi.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātmārāma (आत्माराम).—a (S) Dead to the objects of sense, and delighting in the contemplation of one's own soul or the Deity.

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ātmārāma (आत्माराम).—m (S) Laxly. The soul; the vivifying or the sentient principle. Ex. ā0 jaṃvavara āhē taṃvavara dēha śōbhatō; tumhī jēvūna ā0 thaṇḍa karuna ghētalā; ā0 dukhavūṃ nayē. 2 ātmārāma is primarily A designation or epithet of the Deity. Ex. jayadēva jayadēva jaya ātmārāmā || paramātmē āratī tuja pūrṇa kāmā || Also adṛśya abhēda arūpa ā0 paripūrṇa ||

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

ātmārāma (आत्माराम).—m The soul; the vivifying principle. a Delighting in the con- templation of the soul.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmārāma (आत्माराम).—a.

1) striving to get knowledge; (as an ascetic or yogin), seeking spiritual knowledge; आत्मारामा विहितरतयो निर्विकल्पे समाधौ (ātmārāmā vihitaratayo nirvikalpe samādhau) Ve.1.23.

2) selfpleased, delighted in self; आत्मारामः फलाशी (ātmārāmaḥ phalāśī). see आत्मानन्द (ātmānanda) Bh.3.93; cf. Bg.5.24.

Ātmārāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and ārāma (आराम).

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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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