Tattvajnana, aka: Tattva-jnana, Tattvajñāna; 3 Definition(s)
Tattvajnana means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
General definition (in Jainism)
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: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra Vol-i
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-naṃ) Knowledge of divine truth. E. tattva as above, and jñāna knowledge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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