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==⇒ sattva [ sattva ]3[ s'at-tv'a ] See below ==⇒ [ sattva ]2[ sat-tv'a ] n. (ifc. f. [ A ]) being, existence, entity, reality ([ Izvara-s° ], ` the existence of a Supreme Being '), TS &c. &c. (1) true essence, nature, disposition of mind, character PañcavBr. MBh. &c. (2) spiritual essence, spirit, mind MuṇḍUp. Yājñ. MBh. BhP. (3) vital breath, life, consciousness, strength of character, strength, firmness, energy, resolution, courage, selfcommand, good sense, wisdom, magnanimity MBh. R. &c. (4) the quality of purity or goodness (regarded in the Sāṃkhya phil. as the highest of the three Guṇas [ q. v. ] or constituents of Prakṛti because it renders a person true, honest, wise &c., and a thing pure, clean &c.) MaitrUp. Mn. Yājñ. &c. MBh. R. (5) material or elementary substance, entity, matter, a thing Nir. Prāt. (6) a substantive, noun W. (7) m. n. a living or sentient being, creature, animal Mn. MBh. &c. (8) embryo, fetus, rudiment of life (See [ -lakSaNA ]) (9) a ghost, demon, goblin, monster R. VarBṛS. Kathās (10) m. N. of a son of Dhṛta-rāshṭra MBh. ==⇒ [ sattva ]1[ sat-tv'a ] See p. 1135, col. 2 ==⇒ sattva-dhātu [ sattvadhAtu ]3[ sat-tv'a-dhAtu ] m. the animal sphere, animated nature Vajracch. ==⇒ sattva-guṇa [ sattvaguNa ]3[ sat-tv'a-guNa ] m. the quality of purity or goodness (See above) W. ==⇒ sattva-kaṣāya [ sattvakaSAya ]3[ sat-tv'a-kaSAya ] m. decay of energy, one of the 5 signs of decay (See [ kaS° ]) Buddh. ==⇒ sattva-loka [ sattvaloka ]3[ sat-tv'a-loka ] m. a world of living beings MWB. 120 ==⇒ sattva-rāśi [ sattvarAzi ]3[ sat-tv'a-rAzi ] m. quintessence of energy or courage Kathās ==⇒ sattva-sāra [ sattvasAra ]3[ sat-tv'a-sAra ] m. essence of strength MW. (1) extraordinary courage Dhanaṃj. Vās (2) a very powerful person MW. ==⇒ sattvâtman [ sattvAtman ]3[ sattv^atman ] mfn. having the nature of the quality of goodness ib.

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