Meaning of Mahatma

English: Mahatma
Hindi: महात्मा
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a Brahman sage.

Definition: 2

(especially in India) a person who is held in the highest esteem for wisdom and saintliness.

Definition: 3

(in Theosophy) a great sage who has renounced further spiritual development in order to aid those who are less advanced.

Definition: 4

Indira [in-deer-uh] /ɪnˈdɪər ə/ (Show IPA), 1917–84, Indian political leader: prime minister 1966–77 and 1980–84 (daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru).

Definition: 5

Mohandas Karamchand [moh-huh n-dahs kuhr-uh m-chuhnd] /ˌmoʊ hənˈdɑs ˌkʌr əmˈtʃʌnd/ (Show IPA), ("Mahatma") 1869–1948, Hindu religious leader, nationalist, and social reformer.