Tamoguna, aka: Tamas-guna, Tamōguṇa, Tamoguṇa; 3 Definition(s)
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tamōguṇa (तमोगुण).—m (S tamas & guṇa) The third of the three qualities incident to the creature,--the property of darkness; whence proceed folly, ignorance, worldly delusion, the blindness of lust, anger, pride &c.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tamōguṇa (तमोगुण).—m The 3rd of the 3 qualities inci- dent to the creature, –the property of darkness, whence proceed folly, ignorance &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Tamoguṇa (तमोगुण).—see तमस् (tamas) above (4).
Derivable forms: tamoguṇaḥ (तमोगुणः).
Tamoguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tamas and guṇa (गुण).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - Re-creation of the Cosmic Egg < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
Chapter 25 - Paraśurāma protects a boy from a tiger < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 3 - The race of Dharma: three attributes of the self-born God < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XIV - Cit-śakti (the Consciousness aspect of the Universe) < [Section 2 - Doctrine]
Chapter XVII - Śakti and Māyā < [Section 2 - Doctrine]
Chapter I - Indian Religion as Bhārata Dharma < [Section 1 - Introductory]