Triguna, Triguṇa, Tri-guna: 23 definitions


Triguna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

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

Triguṇa (त्रिगुण):—1. (tri + guṇa) m. pl. die drei Grundeigenschaften alles Seienden: das wahre Wesen (sattva), Drang (rajas) und Verfinsterung (tamas) [Sânkhya Philosophy 25.] n. sg. dass. [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 24, 28.]

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Triguṇa (त्रिगुण):—2. (wie eben) adj. f. ā

1) aus drei Schnüren oder Fäden bestehend, dreifach: rajjū [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 17, 2, 3.] raśanā [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 6, 3, 15.] mauñjī [Kumārasaṃbhava 5, 10.] guṇam adv. auf dreifache Weise [Weber’s Indische Studien 3, 266.] —

2) dreimal so gross, so viel [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 20, 4, 15.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 5, 137. 8, 121. 237.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 749.] sapta triguṇāni dināni 3 Mal 7 Tage [Raghuvaṃśa 2, 25.] —

3) die drei Grundeigenschaften enthaltend [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 5, 7.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 1, 15.] [SĀṂKHYAK. 11. 16. 17.] Davon nom. abstr. tva n. [Kapila 1, 126.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Triguṇa (त्रिगुण):—1. m. Pl. und n. S. die 3 Guṇa

1) n).

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Triguṇa (त्रिगुण):—2. Adj. (f. ā) —

1) aus drei Schnüren oder Fäden bestehend.

2) dreifach , dreimal so gross , — viel. sapta traguṇāni dināni 21 Tage. m Adv. auf dreifache Weise.

3) die drei Guṇa 1)n) enthaltend. Nom.abstr. tva n.

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Triguṇā (त्रिगुणा):—Adv. mit kar dreimal pflügen.

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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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