Sattvavat: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sattvavat (सत्त्ववत्).—a.

1) Living, existing.

2) Possessed of true essence.

3) Good, pure, virtuous.

4) Endowed with energy or courage; प्रकृतिरियं सत्त्ववताम् (prakṛtiriyaṃ sattvavatām) Subhās. -m.

1) To body (deha); सत्त्ववत्सु तथा सत्त्वं प्रतिरूपं स पश्यति (sattvavatsu tathā sattvaṃ pratirūpaṃ sa paśyati) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12. 253.3.

2) epithet of Viṣṇu.

-tī a. pregnant.

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

Sattvavat (सत्त्ववत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Pure, virtuous, endowed with the quality of goodness. 2. Natural. 3. Existent, &c. E. sattva and matup aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sattvavat (सत्त्ववत्):—[=sat-tva-vat] [from sat-tva > sat] mfn. endowed with life, living, existent, a living being, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] endowed with or possessed of the true essence, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] resolute, energetic, courageous, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] abounding in the quality S°, [Suśruta]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sattvavat (सत्त्ववत्):—[sattva-vat] (vān-vatī-vat) a. Existent; natural; good, pure.

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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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