Atmavat, aka: Ātmavat; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—A mantrakṛt;1 the son of Cyavana Bhārgava; married Ruci; Father of Nahuṣa.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 104; Matsya-purāṇa 145. 98; Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 96.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 90-91.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—ad (S) As one's self; as one's own soul. Ex. ā0 sarvabhūtānāṃ or ā0 sarvabhūtēṃ jāṇāvīṃ. Also ā0 dēkhāvē avaghē jana || nasō dēhabhāna kiñcit ||

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—ad As one's self, as one's own soul.

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

Ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—a. [astyarthe matup masya vaḥ]

1) Self-possessed, possessd of self-restraint; शास्त्रदृष्टेन विधिना संयोज्यात्मानमात्म- वान् (śāstradṛṣṭena vidhinā saṃyojyātmānamātma- vān) Mb.3.126.8. Mu.3.

2) Composed, prudent, wise; किमिवावसादकरमात्मवताम् (kimivāvasādakaramātmavatām) Ki.6.19; Bg.2.45;4.41. Ms.1.18,5.43,7.52. ind. Like oneself; आत्मवत् सर्वभूतेषु यः पश्यति स पण्डितः (ātmavat sarvabhūteṣu yaḥ paśyati sa paṇḍitaḥ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—ind. Like one’s self. E. ātman and vati aff.

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Ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Prudent, considerate. 2. Self-possessed, composed, calm. E. ātman and matup aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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