Sattva

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In the Samkhya system. one of the three universal constituents (guna) that are components of primal matter (pradhana) or natural matter (prakrti) and not qualities distinct from it. In different contexts, it refers to luminosity, lightness, strength and pleasure.

Tibetan: snying-stobs

Sanskrit: sattva

J. Hopkins: Power of heart, lightness

Synonyms: Lightness


Other languages

Русский: Саттва
Tiếng Việt: Chúng sanh, hữu tình
简体中文: 纯质
繁體中文: 純質
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