Yathakamam, Yathākāmaṃ, Yatha-kamam: 4 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
yathākāmaṃ : (adv.) according to one's wish; at random.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Yathākāmaṃ refers to: according to wish, at random (see above); ° —karaṇiya to be done or dealt with ad lib. i.e. a victim, prey S. II, 226; IV, 91, 159; It. 56.
Note: yathākāmaṃ is a Pali compound consisting of the words yathā and kāmaṃ.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yathākāmam (यथाकामम्).—(or kāmam) [adverb] according to wish, agreeably, at one’s ease.
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.17 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.1.74 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma: On the Earth]
Verse 2.4.93 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Prashna Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3241-3243 < [Chapter 26 - Examination of the ‘Person of Super-normal Vision’]
Verse 3606-3610 < [Chapter 26 - Examination of the ‘Person of Super-normal Vision’]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)