Vishuddhasattva, Viśuddhasattva, Vishuddha-sattva: 4 definitions


Vishuddhasattva 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.

The Sanskrit term Viśuddhasattva can be transliterated into English as Visuddhasattva or Vishuddhasattva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Vishuddhasattva in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Viśuddhasattva (विशुद्धसत्त्व) refers to “state of unalloyed goodness that is beyond the influence of material nature”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Viśuddhasattva (विशुद्धसत्त्व) refers to:—See Śuddha-sattva. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

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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’).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vishuddhasattva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśuddhasattva (विशुद्धसत्त्व).—a. of a pure character.

Viśuddhasattva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśuddha and sattva (सत्त्व).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśuddhasattva (विशुद्धसत्त्व):—[=vi-śuddha-sattva] [from vi-śuddha > vi-śudh] mfn. of a pure character, [Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad]

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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.

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