Sattvata, Sāttvata: 6 definitions
Sattvata means something in 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Sāttvata (सात्त्वत) refers to one of the four “ways of using weapons” (releasing missiles), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 11. These ‘ways’ are known as nyāya and arise out of the various cārīs (‘dance-steps’).Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Sāttvata (सात्त्वत).—One of the four nyāyas (ways of using weapons)—Instructions: In it the same flourishing (i.e. as in Bhārata) of the weapon and the shield holds good, but this (the flourishing of the weapon) should take place at one’s back.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Sāttvata (सात्त्वत) refers to one of the sons of Kroṣṭā and grandson of Yadu, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Nahuṣa married Virajā (the daughter of Pitṛ) and was blessed with five sons of whom Yayāti was the most famous. Yayāti had two wives—Devayānī and Śarmiṣṭhā. Devayānī gave birth to Yadu and Turvasu. [...] The Son of Yadu was Kroṣṭā in whose race the most glorious kings were born. The text only names them as [viz., Sāttvata].
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) Purity, goodness, the existence of the Satwa-Guna, or property of truth and virtue, &c. E. tal added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sattvatā (सत्त्वता):—[=sat-tva-tā] [from sat-tva > sat] f. purity, goodness, the existence of the Sattva-guṇa, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sattvatā (सत्त्वता):—(tā) 1. f. Purity; 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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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section Lxix < [Sanatsujata Parva]
Section CCVII < [Mokshadharma Parva]
Section XV < [Asramavasa Parva]
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 5 - Semi-Vedic Religious System < [Chapter 3 - General Characteristics of the Purāṇic Religion and its Link with the Vedic Tradition]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 2 - The Dialogue between Uddhava and Vidura < [Book 3 - Third Skandha]
Notes regarding the Vyūhas (manifestations of God) < [Appendices]
Chapter 1 - Meeting of Vidura and Uddhava < [Book 3 - Third Skandha]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 74 - Installation of Liṅgas by Kauravas, Pāṇḍavas and Yadavas < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 32 - Text-transmission of Vāsudeva-Māhātmya < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Chapter 27 - Procedure of Pūjā Maṇḍala Construction < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]