Tadbhava, aka: Tadbhāva, Tad-bhava; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Tadbhāva (तद्भाव).—The essence, also called तत्व (tatva); cf. यस्य गुणान्तरेष्वपि प्रादुर्भवत्सु तत्त्वं न विहन्यते तद् द्रव्यम् । किं पुनस्तत्त्वम् । तद्भावस्तत्त्वम् (yasya guṇāntareṣvapi prādurbhavatsu tattvaṃ na vihanyate tad dravyam | kiṃ punastattvam | tadbhāvastattvam) M. Bh. on P.V.1.1 19.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Tadbhāva (तद्भाव) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 5.42.—What is meant by tadbhāva? The existence of a substance (dravya) to be in its own intrinsic nature is called tadbhāva.


Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 5: The category of the non-living
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geogprahy

Tad-bhava.—(IA 7), a word in Prakrit or the regional languages, which is modified from a Sanskrit word. Note: tad-bhava is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Tadbhava (तद्भव).—a. sprung from Sanskṛt &c. (as Prākṛt or other words).

Tadbhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tad and bhava (भव).

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Tadbhāva (तद्भाव).—becoming that.

Derivable forms: tadbhāvaḥ (तद्भावः).

Tadbhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tad and bhāva (भाव).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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