Gunatraya, aka: Guṇatraya, Guna-traya; 4 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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guṇatraya (गुणत्रय).—n (S) The three properties of created things--satva, raja, tama. See under guṇa.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

guṇatraya (गुणत्रय).—n The three properties of created matter-satva, raja & tama.-virahita a Devoid of the three properties of the crea- ture-used of the Deity.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Guṇatraya (गुणत्रय).—the three constituent properties of nature; i. e. सत्त्व, रजस् (sattva, rajas) and तमस् (tamas). °आभासः (ābhāsaḥ) life.

Derivable forms: guṇatrayam (गुणत्रयम्).

Guṇatraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and traya (त्रय). See also (synonyms): guṇatritaya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guṇatraya (गुणत्रय).—n.

(-yaṃ) The three properties of nature; purity, passion, and darkness. E. guṇa and traya triple; also guṇatritayaṃ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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