Sattvaloka, aka: Sattva-loka; 2 Definition(s)
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.
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
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
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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Search found 1 books and stories containing Sattvaloka or Sattva-loka. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 7 - Why is the Buddha called Lokavid < [Chapter IV - Explanation of the Word Bhagavat]
Appendix 2 - The five incomprehensible things (acintya-dharma) < [Chapter XLI - The Eighteen Special Attributes of the Buddha]
Part 2.4 - Withstanding persecutors < [Chapter XXIV - The Virtue of Patience]