Tattvajnana, aka: Tattvajñāna, Tattva-jnana; 2 Definition(s)


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Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान).—

1) knowledge of the truth.

2) a thorough knowledge of the principles of a science.

3) philosophy.

Derivable forms: tattvajñānam (तत्त्वज्ञानम्).

Tattvajñāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tattva and jñāna (ज्ञान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tattvajñāna (तत्त्वज्ञान).—n.

(-naṃ) Knowledge of divine truth. E. tattva as above, and jñāna knowledge.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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