Satyavadin, Satyavādin, Satyavadi, Satya-vadin, Satyavādi, Satyavādī: 10 definitions

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Satyavadin 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.

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

[«previous next»] — Satyavadin in Arts glossary
Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्) refers to “one who tells the truth”, according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “[...] In other Śāstras, too, many precepts of wise men are heard which stimulate activity in those who conduct themselves properly in this world. Even a householder, who honestly earns his livelihood, and strives after the knowledge of truth, and honours his guests, and offers oblations to the Manes, and tells the truth (satyavādin), attains liberation. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Satyavadin in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्) refers to “(one who is) truthful”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.5.1 (“Description of Tripura—the three cities”).—Accordingly, as Sanatkumāra narrated to Vyāsa: “O great sage, when the Asura Tāraka was killed by Skanda, the son of Śiva, his three sons performed austerities. The eldest of them was Tārakākṣa, the middle one Vidyunmālī and the youngest Kamalākṣa. All of them were of equal strength. They were self-controlled, well prepared, disciplined, truthful (satyavādin), of steady mind, heroic and inimical to the gods. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Satyavadin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्).—a.

1) truth-speaking.

2) sincere, outspoken, candid.

Satyavādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and vādin (वादिन्).

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

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्).—mfn. (-dī-dinī-di) Speaking truth. E. satya truth, vādin who speaks.

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

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्).—adj., f. , speaking truth, [Pañcatantra] 100, 23.

Satyavādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and vādin (वादिन्).

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

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्).—[adjective] truth-speaking, truthful; [abstract] vāditā [feminine] & tva [neuter]

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

1) Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्):—[=satya-vādin] [from satya > sat] mfn. = -vācaka, [Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Kauśika, [Mahābhārata]

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

Satyavādin (सत्यवादिन्):—[satya-vādin] (dī-dinī-di) a. Speaking truth.

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Satyavadin in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Satyavadin in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Satyavādi (ಸತ್ಯವಾದಿ):—[noun] = ಸತ್ಯವಂತ [satyavamta].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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