Shunyatva, Śūnyatva: 5 definitions


Shunyatva 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.

Shunyatva has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Śūnyatva can be transliterated into English as Sunyatva or Shunyatva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śūnyatva (शून्यत्व):—(von śūnya) n.

1) Leerheit: atyantaṃ hṛdi śūnyatvānna vaṃśaścandanāyate [Spr. (II) 5441.] —

2) Leere im Herzen, Gedankenlosigkeit, Zerstreutheit [PRATĀPAR. 52], a, [7.] —

3) am Ende eines comp. das Ermangeln, das ohne Etwas Sein: vicāra [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 236.] paricchedatraya [WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 287.] [SARVADARŚANAS. 61, 4. 66, 21.] Eigentlich nom. abstr. von śūnya . —

4) Nichtigkeit: bāhyārthasya [SARVADARŚANAS. 15, 14.]

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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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