Tathabhava, Tathābhāva, Tatha-bhava: 5 definitions
Tathabhava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
tathābhāva : (m.) suchness; such a condition.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Tathābhāva refers to: “the being so, ” such a condition J. I, 279;
Note: tathābhāva is a Pali compound consisting of the words tathā and bhāva.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) that state or condition.
2) reality; Māl.1.31.
Derivable forms: tathābhāvaḥ (तथाभावः).
Tathābhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tathā and bhāva (भाव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tathābhāva (तथाभाव).—[masculine] the being so.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tathābhāva (तथाभाव):—[=tathā-bhāva] [from ta-thā > tat] m. the being so, [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya [Scholiast or Commentator]]
2) [v.s. ...] the being of such a nature, true nature, accomplishment, [Jaina literature; Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]
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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