Gunavishesha, aka: Guṇaviśeṣā, Guna-vishesha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Guṇaviśeṣā can be transliterated into English as Gunavisesa or Gunavishesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guṇaviśeṣā (गुणविशेषा).—external organs, mind and spiritual ignorance; परस्पर- विलक्षणा गुणविशेषाः (paraspara- vilakṣaṇā guṇaviśeṣāḥ) (bāhyendriyamano'haṅkārāśca) Sāṅ. K.36.

Derivable forms: guṇaviśeṣāḥ (गुणविशेषाः).

Guṇaviśeṣā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and viśeṣā (विशेषा).

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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