Atmavat, Ātmavat, Atmanvat: 9 definitions


Atmavat 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.
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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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

Source: DDSA: The practical 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) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.126.8. Mu.3.

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

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

Ātmavat (आत्मवत्).—[adverb] as one’s self.

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

1) Ātmanvat (आत्मन्वत्):—[=ātman-vat] [from ātman] mfn. animated, having a soul, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) Ātmavat (आत्मवत्):—[=ātma-vat] [from ātma > ātman] mfn. having a soul, [Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad]

3) [v.s. ...] self-possessed, composed, prudent, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] ind. like one’s self, [Hitopadeśa]

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

1) Ātmavat (आत्मवत्):—[ātma-vat] ind. Like one’s self.

2) [v.s. ...] (vān-vatī-vat) a. Prudent, self possessed; calm.

3) [(vān-vatī-vat) a.] Knowing the spirit.

[Sanskrit to German]

Atmavat in German

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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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