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Glossaryātmaka

Sanskrit Noun

ātmaka

embodiment
आत्मक
བདག་ཉིད་ཅན་

Basic Meaning

Literally, the state of possessing a self. It is usually used to denote something which is endowed with a certain innate, or natural, attribute.

Has the Sense of

That which one inherently possesses.

Term Variations
Key Term ātmaka
Topic Variation ātmaka
Tibetan བདག་ཉིད་ཅན་  ( dak nyi chen)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration bdag nyid can  ( dak nyi chen)
Devanagari Sanskrit आत्मक
Romanized Sanskrit ātmaka
Buddha-nature Site Standard English embodiment
Richard Barron's English Term true characteristic
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning Literally, the state of possessing a self. It is usually used to denote something which is endowed with a certain innate, or natural, attribute.
Has the Sense of That which one inherently possesses.
Term Type Noun
Definitions
Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary 1) to be the epitome/ embodiment of . . . ; appear as; include, incorporate, embody. 2) great being, entity; personification, master.