Prithagatman, Pṛthagātman, Prithak-atman: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthagātman can be transliterated into English as Prthagatman or Prithagatman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthagātman (पृथगात्मन्).—a. distinct, separate. -m. the individual spirit or soul (jīvātmā); (opp. to universal spirit or soul); Mb.13. 12.8; Bhāg.8.24.3.

Pṛthagātman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthak and ātman (आत्मन्).

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

Pṛthagātman (पृथगात्मन्).—mfn. (-tmā-tmā-tma) Several, separate, individual. m.

(-tmā) Individualised spirit, or that of an individual, as detached from universal spirit, or the soul of all. E. pṛthak, and ātman self or soul.

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

1) Pṛthagātman (पृथगात्मन्):—[=pṛthag-ātman] [from pṛthag > pṛth] mfn. ‘having a s° nature or essence’, separate, distinct, individual, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] m. individualized spirit, the individual soul (as distinct from universal spirit or the soul of the universe), [ib.]

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

Pṛthagātman (पृथगात्मन्):—[pṛthagā+tman] (tmā-tmā-tma) a. Separate (as spirit), an individual.

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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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