Datva, aka: Datvā, Dātva; 2 Definition(s)
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datvā : (abs. of dadāti) having given.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Dātva (दात्व).—A donor.
-tvam 1 The performance of a sacrifice.
2) A sacrificial rite.
Derivable forms: dātvaḥ (दात्वः).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
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Jataka 186: Dadhi-Vāhana-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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