Sattvaloka, aka: Sattva-loka; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sattvaloka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Sattvaloka (सत्त्वलोक) refers to the “world of beings” and represents one of the “two worlds” (lokadvaya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 89). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., sattva-loka). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sattvaloka (सत्त्वलोक).—a world of living beings.

Derivable forms: sattvalokaḥ (सत्त्वलोकः).

Sattvaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sattva and loka (लोक).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

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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