Sadbhava, Sadbhāva: 9 definitions


Sadbhava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

1) Sadbhāva (सद्भाव) refers to “veneration”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.

2) Sadbhāva (सद्भाव) refers to the “essence (of knowledge)”, according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] The three-fold transmission is said to be these three lineages. How is the three-fold transmission? (It is) the product of the essence (sadbhāva-utpatti) of knowledge because it is the product of consciousness which is the essence of true knowledge. This is the meaning. How is it that it is called the cause of the cause of the differentiation of the (three) times, namely, the future, the present and the past? [...]”..

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sadbhāva (सद्भाव).—m (S) Good disposition, goodness, virtuousness. 2 Purity or rightness of purpose or mind. Ex. sāmōrī ālī haṃsagāminī || daśarathāciyā caraṇīṃ || mastaka ṭhēvī sadbhāvēṃ ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sadbhāva (सद्भाव).—m Good disposition, purity of mind.

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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 dictionary

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

Sadbhāva (सद्भाव).—m.

(-vaḥ) 1. A pure or holy disposition or nature. 2. A good temper. 3. Amiability, kindly feeling. 4. The quality or nature of being, entity. 5. The property of goodness. E. sat, and bhāva quality.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sadbhāva (सद्भाव).—[masculine] actual existence, reality; truth, honesty; kindness, affection.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sadbhāva (सद्भाव):—[=sad-bhāva] [from sad > sat] m. real being, existence, [Bhagavad-gītā; Rāmāyaṇa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] the being true, truth, real state of things (śāstra-bh, ‘the true purport of a work’), [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Brahma-purāṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] the quality of goodness, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] uprightness, [Gāruḍa-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] goodness, kindness, affection for (prati), faithfulness, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sadbhāva (सद्भाव):—(vaḥ) 1. m. Good nature or temper; reality; quality of goodness.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sadbhava in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sadbhāva (ಸದ್ಭಾವ):—

1) [noun] = ಸದ್ಬುದ್ಧಿ [sadbuddhi].

2) [noun] the fact of being; existence.

3) [noun] good quality, virtuous conduct.

4) [noun] good or perfect knowledge, wisdom.

5) [noun] a man having the knowledge of the Supreme or perfect knowledge.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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