Asattva: 9 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Asattva (असत्त्व).—(l) absence of सत्त्व (sattva) or entity; (2) other than a substance i. e. property, attribute, etc. cf. प्रादयः असत्त्ववचना निपातसंज्ञा भवन्ति (prādayaḥ asattvavacanā nipātasaṃjñā bhavanti) M. Bh. I. 4.59; cf. also सोऽसत्त्वप्रकृतिर्गणः (so'sattvaprakṛtirgaṇaḥ) M. Bh. on IV.1.44. cf. also चादयोऽ सत्त्वे (cādayo' sattve) P.I.4.57.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Without energy or strength.
2) Having no animal.
3) Having no goodness.
-ttvam 1 Non-existence.
2) Unreality, untruth.
3) Wickedness, badness.
5) Darkness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asattva (असत्त्व).—I. n. non-existence. Ii. adj. without energy, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 89, 2.
Asattva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and sattva (सत्त्व).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asattva (असत्त्व).—1. [adjective] wanting strength or courage.
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Asattva (असत्त्व).—2. [neuter] non-existence, non-substantiality; non-presence, absence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Asattva (असत्त्व):—[=a-sat-tva] [from a-sat] 1. a-sat-tva n. idem, [Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad]
2) [v.s. ...] non-presence, absence, [Nyāyamālā-vistara]
3) [=a-sattva] [from a-sat] 2. a-sattva mfn. strengthless, without energy, [Rāmāyaṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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 (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Asattva (असत्त्व):—(nm) vice; (a) weak; vicious, devoid of virtue.
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Ends with (+23): Abalasattva, Abhrakasattva, Adinasattva, Adrishtasattva, Agadhasattva, Alpasattva, Antarabhavasattva, Apannasattva, Asamjnikasattva, Ashokasattva, Devasattva, Dhirasattva, Dinasattva, Drishtasattva, Gatasattva, Harshavivriddhasattva, Hinasattva, Jnanasattva, Kalyanasattva, Mahasattva.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Asattva, A-sattva, Asat-tva; (plurals include: Asattvas, sattvas, tvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter II.e - The doctrine of Anekāntavāda (the theory of manifoldness) < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Mastering the water element (ap) < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
A. Sattvaśūnyatā or Pudgalanairātmya < [I. The twofold emptiness in the canonical sūtras]
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Jnaneshwari (Bhavartha Dipika) (by Ramchandra Keshav Bhagwat)
Verse 17.17 < [Chapter 17 - Shraddha-traya-vibhaga-yoga]
Verse 17.3 < [Chapter 17 - Shraddha-traya-vibhaga-yoga]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 27 - Installation of the Four Deities < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)