Atman

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Atman
Dhātu:
Dhātupāṭha:
सातत्यगमने sātatyagamane सातत्य sātatya गमन gamana

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मनिण् maniṇ Uṇ 4.153


आत्मन्

आत्मन्
 ātmán [ Atman ]  


ā m. ( variously derived fr. an, to breathe; at, to move; , to blow; cf. tmán ) the breath, RV.

the soul, principle of life and sensation, RV. AV. etc.

the individual soul, self, abstract individual [ e.g. ātmán ( Ved. loc. ) dhatte, or karoti, ' he places in himself, ' makes his own, TS. v, ŚBr.; ātmanā akarot, ' he did it himself, ' Kād.; ātmanā vi-√ yuj, ' to lose one's life, ' Mn. vii, 46; ātman in the sg. is used as reflexive pronoun for all three persons and all three genders, e.g. ātmānaṃ sā hanti, ' she strikes herself '; putram ātmanaḥ spṛṣṭvā nipetatuḥ, ' they two having touched their son fell down, ' R. ii, 64, 28; see also below s.v. ātmanā ]

essence, nature, character, peculiarity ( often ifc., e.g. karmâ`tman, etc. ), RV. x, 97, 11, etc.

the person or whole body considered as one and opposed to the separate members of the body, VS. ŚBr.

the body, Ragh. i, 14, RāmatUp.

( ifc. ) ' the understanding, intellect, mind, ' see naṣṭâ`tman, mandâ`°

the highest personal principle of life, Brahma ( cf. paramâ`tman ), AV. x, 8, 44, VS. xxxii, 11, ŚBr. xiv, etc.

effort, L.

( = dhṛti ) firmness, L.

the sun, L.

fire, L.

a son, L.

[ Old Germ. ātum; Angl. Sax. oedhm; Mod. Germ. Athem, Odem; Gk. ἀϋτμήν, ἀτμός ( ? ). ]




ātmán-vát [ Atmanvat ]  

mfn. animated, having a soul, RV. AV. TS.



ātmán-vín [ Atmanvin ]  

mfn. id., ŚBr. x, xiv.