Tattvajnana, Tattvajñāna, Tattva-jnana: 13 definitions
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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान) refers to “conclusive knowledge of fundamental truths”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान) refers to:—Knowledge or realization of the Absolute Truth. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान) refers to “knowledge of reality”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.26. Accordingly as Śiva said to Nanda, after the latter cursed Dakṣa (and others):—“[...] Who is this? Who are you? Who are these? In reality I am all. Consider everything in this light. In vain did you curse the Brahmins. Extracting the fundamental basis of the construction of the universe through the knowledge of reality (tattvajñāna), be enlightened and self-assured, O intelligent one. Be free from anger and other emotions”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान) refers to the “conclusion as to what is the real essence” and represents one of the eight dhīguṇas (eight qualities), named in the Yogaśāstra, comentary p. 53a (Bhavnagar ed.).Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान) refers to “true knowledge”, according to Pūjyapāda’s Sarvārthasiddhi.—Accordingly, “The structure of the universe has been described already. The universe is in the midst of non-universe space which is endless. The contemplation of the nature of the universe develops true knowledge (tattvajñāna—tattvajñānaviśuddhiḥ)”.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) knowledge of the truth.
2) a thorough knowledge of the principles of a science.
Derivable forms: tattvajñānam (तत्त्वज्ञानम्).
Tattvajñāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tattva and jñāna (ज्ञान).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Knowledge of divine truth. E. tattva as above, and jñāna knowledge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान).—[neuter] knowledge of the truth, T. of a work.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान):—[=tat-tva-jñāna] [from tat-tva > tat] n. knowledge of truth, thorough knowledge, insight into the true principles of [philosophy] [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान):—[tattva-jñāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Divine knowledge. Also tattvavijñānaṃ.
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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
Tattvajñāna (ತತ್ತ್ವಜ್ಞಾನ):—[noun] knowledge of the truth; a thorough knowledge of the principles of philosophy or science.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Tattvajnanavivriddhiprakarana.
Ends with: Cikitsatattvajnana.
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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 10.8 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Verses 13.8-12 < [Chapter 13 - Prakṛti-puruṣa-vibhāga-yoga]
Verse 6.42 < [Chapter 6 - Dhyāna-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Meditation)]
Vaisheshika-sutra with Commentary (by Nandalal Sinha)
Sūtra 1.1.4 (Knowledge of Predicates) < [Chapter 1 - Of Substance, Attribute, and Action]
Sūtra 1.2.1 (Causation) < [Chapter 2 - Of Genus and Species]
Sūtra 1.1.1 (Dharma is to be explained) < [Chapter 1 - Of Substance, Attribute, and Action]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.25.84 < [Chapter 25 - The Discourse on Spiritual Knowledge by Śrīvāsa’s Dead Son]
Verse 2.8.261-262 < [Chapter 8 - The Manifestation of Opulences]
Verse 1.2.175 < [Chapter 2 - The Lord’s Appearance]
Siddhanta Sangraha of Sri Sailacharya (by E. Sowmya Narayanan)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.126 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.62 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.125 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)