Cuttavattai, Cuttāvattai: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cuttāvattai (சுத்தாவத்தை) noun < idem. +.

1. (Śaiva Philosophy) A condition of the soul in which it is purified and freed from births, of five kinds, viz., niṉ-mala-cākkiram, niṉ-mala-coppaṉam, niṉ-mala-cuḻutti, niṉmala-turiyam, niṉ-mala-turiyātītam; நின்மலசாக்கிரம், நின்மலசொப்பனம், நின்மலசுழுத்தி, நின்மலதுரியம், நின்மலதுரியாதீதம் என ஐவகையினதாய் மலநீங்கிப் பிறவியற்று ஆன்மா சுத்த மாயிருக்கும் நிலை. [ninmalasakkiram, ninmalasoppanam, ninmalasuzhuthi, ninmalathuriyam, ninmalathuriyathitham ena aivagaiyinathay malaningip piraviyarru anma suthasangithai mayirukkum nilai.] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 4, 37.)

2. A condition of the soul. See காரணசுத்தம். [karanasutham.] (திருவாலவாய்க் கட்டளைக் கொத்து [thiruvalavayk kattalaig kothu] 35.)

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