Shathya, Śāṭhya: 10 definitions
Shathya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Śāṭhya can be transliterated into English as Sathya or Shathya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य, “deceit”) refers to one of the fourty “conditions” (saṃskāra) that are “associated with mind” (citta-samprayukta) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 30). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., śāṭhya). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
Śāṭhya (“treachery”) also refers to one of the “twenty-four minor defilements” (upakleśa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 69).
Śāṭhya (“deceit”) also refers to the one of the “six obstacles to concentration” (samādhi-āvaraṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 118).
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śāṭhya (शाठ्य).—n S Roguery or knavery: also villainy or wickedness freely.
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sāṭhyā (साठ्या).—See sāṭamāra &c.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य).—[śaṭhasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ] (a) Dishonesty, perfidy, guile; trickery, fraud, villainy; आजन्मनः शाठ्यमशिक्षितो यः (ājanmanaḥ śāṭhyamaśikṣito yaḥ) Ś.5.25; दाक्षिण्यं स्वजने दया परजने शाठ्यं सदा दुर्जने (dākṣiṇyaṃ svajane dayā parajane śāṭhyaṃ sadā durjane) Bh.2.22. (b) Art, skill, cunning; देव्या निह्नोतुमिच्छोरिति सुरसरितं शाठ्यमव्याद्विभोर्वः (devyā nihnotumicchoriti surasaritaṃ śāṭhyamavyādvibhorvaḥ) Mu.1.1.
Derivable forms: śāṭhyam (शाठ्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṭhyaṃ) Wickedness, villainy. E. śaṭh wicked, ṣyañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य).—i. e. śaṭha + ya, n. 1. Deceit, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 99, M.M. 2. Wickedness. 3. Perfidy, hatred, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 19.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य).—[neuter] falsehood, villany; p. vant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य):—[from śāṭha] n. wickedness, deceit, guile, roguery, dishonesty, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Śāṭhya (शाठ्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṭṭha.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the quality of cheating; fraud.
2) [noun] the quality or state of being obstinate; stubbornness; obstinacy.
3) [noun] the behaviour or an act of a rogue; roguery; wickedness.
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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