Tattvajna, Tattvajñā, Tattvajña, Tattva-jna: 7 definitions
Tattvajna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Tattvajña (तत्त्वज्ञ) refers to “knowing the reality”, according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “Or else, (he may be an ascetic who) always lives in a cave and eats roots, wears bark clothes, keeps silence and is firm (in the observance of his ascetic’s) vow; whether he has dreadlocks or shaved head, he is ever intent on the practice of chastity. He knows the reality of concentration and meditation [i.e., tattvajña—dhyānadhāraṇatattvajñe] and does not keep the company of the worldly(-minded). [...]”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a philosopher.
2) knowing the true nature of Brahman.
3) knowing the true nature of anything; Manusmṛti 12.12.
4) acquainted with the true principles of science.
-jñaḥ a Brāmaṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tattvajña (तत्त्वज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing the truth or true state of (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tattvajña (तत्त्वज्ञ):—[=tat-tva-jña] [from tat-tva > tat] mfn. ifc. knowing the truth, knowing the true nature of, knowing thoroughly, [Manu-smṛti xii, 102; Mahābhārata] (a- [negative], [xii, 6623]), [Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. a Brāhman, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
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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] a man who knows the true nature of things, nature, Brahman, etc.
2) [noun] a man who lives by or expounds a system of philosophy; a man who sees visions; a prophet, seer or philosopher.
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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