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Definition of Mahatma

Mahatma
Mahatma Ma*hat"ma, n. [Skr. mah[=a]tman, lit., great-souled, wise.] (Theosophy) One of a class of sages, or ``adepts,' reputed to have knowledge and powers of a higher order than those of ordinary men. -- Ma*hat"ma*ism, n.

Meaning of Mahatma from wikipedia

- Mahātmā (/məˈhɑːtmə, -ˈhæt-/) is Sanskrit for "great soul" (महात्मा mahātmā: महा mahā (great) + आत्मं or आत्मन ātman [soul]). Mahātmā is similar in usage...
- movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "great-souled", "venerable"), first applied to him in 1914 in...
- distinguished leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Mahatma Gandhi is also called the Father of the Nation or "Bapu" as the prime minister...
- social reformer during the reign of the Kalyani Chalukya/Kalachuri dynasty. Mahatma Basaveshwara was active during the rule of both dynasties but reached the...
- social reform movement in Maharashtra. He was bestowed with honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "great-souled", "venerable") title by Maharashtrian social activist...
- Mahatma Gandhi was ********inated on 30 January 1948 in the compound of Birla Gandhi’s House (now Gandhi Smriti), a large mansion in New Delhi. His ********in...
- The Making of the Mahatma is a 1996 joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand...
- Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No 42, later renamed as the "Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act" or MGNREGA)...
- Mahatma (Telugu: మహాత్మా) is a 2009 Indian Telugu action drama film written and directed by noted director Krishna Vamsi. This film stars Srikanth and...
- Waiting for the Mahatma is a 1955 novel by R. K. Narayan. Sriram is a high school graduate who lives with his grandmother in Malgudi, the fictional Southern...
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