Sattvaguna, Sattvaguṇa, Sattva-guna: 7 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण).—Qualities of a substantive such as स्त्रीत्व, पुंस्त्व, नपुंसकत्व (strītva, puṃstva, napuṃsakatva), or एकत्व, द्वित्व (ekatva, dvitva) and बहुत्व (bahutva) cf. स्त्रीपुंनपुंसकानि सत्त्वगुणाः एकत्वद्वित्वबहुवचनानि च । (strīpuṃnapuṃsakāni sattvaguṇāḥ ekatvadvitvabahuvacanāni ca |) M. Bh. on P. I. 1.38 Vart. 6, also on P. I. 2.64 Vart, 53.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण) refers to “mode of goodness (See rajo-guṇa and tamo-guṇa)”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण).—m (S) The first of the three guṇa. See the first sense of the preceding word.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण).—the quality of purity or goodness.
Derivable forms: sattvaguṇaḥ (सत्त्वगुणः).
Sattvaguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sattva and guṇa (गुण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) The property of goodness: see the last. E. sattva, guṇa attribute.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण):—[=sat-tva-guṇa] [from sat-tva > sat] m. the quality of purity or goodness (See above), [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sattvaguṇa (सत्त्वगुण):—[sattva-guṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. Quality of goodness.
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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Jnaneshwari (Bhavartha Dipika) (by Ramchandra Keshav Bhagwat)
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The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
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Siddhanta Sangraha of Sri Sailacharya (by E. Sowmya Narayanan)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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Yoga Sutras with Vedanta Commentaries (by Patañjali)