Sattva सत्त्व

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  • 2 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as sattva
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) सत्त्व

Sattva meaning: Spiritual Essence

Sattva name meaning

Literal meaning of Sattva:

Ancient Sanskrit word Sattva literally refers to essence. Sattva also refers to being, existence, reality, life, resolute, courage and energy.

Intended meaning of Sattva:

Sattva is found to be referred in Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) where Sattva represents being, existence, entity and reality.
Reference of Sanskrit word Sattva is also found in Panch-Vinsh-Brahman (पञ्च-विंश-ब्राह्मण) and Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Sattva means true essence, nature and character. Mention of this name is also found in Mundak-Upnishad (मुण्डक-उपनिषद्), Yagyavalakya (याज्ञवल्क्य) and Bhagvat Puran (भागवत-पुराण) as spiritual essence, spirit and mind.
Sattva is also mentioned in Ramayan (रामायण) with meanings like vital breath, life, consciousness, strength of character, strength, firmness, energy and resolution.

Popularity of Sattva

According to the graph shown above Sattva is not a famous name in the USA. This name is not used by any people of the USA as the name of their children. This is a bit famous name in India as it is used by less than 10 people in India as the name of their babies.

In our opinion Sattva is a unique kind of name with a unique meaning attached to it. Sattva also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Sattva

  • Sattva is one of the three Gunas, a philosophical and psychological concept developed by the Samkhya school of Hindu philosophy.

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