Sattvanurupa, aka: Sattvānurūpa, Sattva-anurupa; 2 Definition(s)


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Sattvānurūpa (सत्त्वानुरूप).—a.

1) according to one's inborn disposition or inherent character; सर्वः कृच्छ्रगतोऽपि वाञ्छति जनः सत्त्वानुरूपं फलम् (sarvaḥ kṛcchragato'pi vāñchati janaḥ sattvānurūpaṃ phalam) Bh.2.3.

2) according to one's means or wealth; सत्त्वानुरूपाहरणीकृतश्रीः (sattvānurūpāharaṇīkṛtaśrīḥ) R.7.32. (Malli's interpretation does not appear to suit the context).

Sattvānurūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sattva and anurūpa (अनुरूप).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sattvānurūpa (सत्त्वानुरूप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pī-paṃ) According to nature or natural quality. E. sattva, anurūpa conformable to.

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