Tattvajnana, Tattva-jnana, Tattvajñāna: 7 definitions
Tattvajnana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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).
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 Vol-i
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.).
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-English 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.
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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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)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.2.223-224 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge]
Verse 2.1.108 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Comprehensiveness of philosophical consciousness < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Darśanas (philosophical speculations) < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 11 - Methods of Right Conduct < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Part 3 - Sāṃkhya and Yoga in the Gītā < [Chapter XIV - The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gītā]
Part 7 - The Stage of the Saint (Jīvan-mukta) < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Laghu-yoga-vasistha (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Part 5 - The Story of Arjuna < [Chapter VI - Nirvāṇa-prakaraṇa]
Part 10 - The Conclusion of this Prakaraṇa < [Chapter V - Upaṣānti-prakaraṇa]
Part 10 - The Story of Kaca < [Chapter VI - Nirvāṇa-prakaraṇa]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)