Agadhasattva, Agādhasattva, Agadha-sattva: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agādhasattva (अगाधसत्त्व).—a. possessing profound inherent power. द्विजमुख्यतमः कविर्बभूव प्रथितः शूद्रक इत्यगाधसत्त्वः (dvijamukhyatamaḥ kavirbabhūva prathitaḥ śūdraka ityagādhasattvaḥ) || Mk.1.3, अगाधसत्त्वो मगधप्रतिष्ठः (agādhasattvo magadhapratiṣṭhaḥ) | R.6.21; so °ज्ञानम्, °बुद्धिः (jñānam, °buddhiḥ); great; as °भयम् (bhayam).

Agādhasattva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agādha and sattva (सत्त्व).

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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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