Atmavat, aka: Ātmavat; 3 Definition(s)


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


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
Purāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-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 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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