Tamovishala, aka: Tamas-vishala, Tamoviśāla; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Tamoviśāla can be transliterated into English as Tamovisala or Tamovishala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Tamoviśāla (तमोविशाल).—a. abounding in gloom; तमोविशालश्च मूलतः सर्गः (tamoviśālaśca mūlataḥ sargaḥ) Sāṅ. K.54.

Tamoviśāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tamas and viśāla (विशाल).

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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