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satya

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

(Skt.; Pāli, sacca). General term meaning ‘truth’. On the Madhyamaka notion of the ‘Two Truths’ (satya-dvaya), see paramārtha-satya; saṃvṛti-satya. See also four noble truths.

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satya

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 25 words.

(Skt.; Pāli, sacca). General term meaning ‘truth’. On the Madhyamaka notion of the ‘Two Truths’ (satya-dvaya), see paramārtha-satya; saṃvṛti-satya.

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satya

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

(Skt.; Pāli, sacca). General term meaning ‘truth’. On the Madhyamaka notion of the ‘Two Truths’ (satya-dvaya), see paramārtha-satya; saṃvṛti-satya. See also four noble truths.

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Satya Pīr

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

A probably mythical Muslim saint (pīr) whose immensely popular cult originated in Bengal in the 16th century ce. He was revered by Muslims and Hindus alike for his ability to protect...

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vyavahāra-satya

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

According to Advaita Vedānta, knowledge of the world of appearances obtained through the senses and the intellect. Śaṅkara contrasts it with paramārtha-satya (‘supreme or absolute...

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paramārtha-satya

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism — Hinduism.

According to Advaita Vedānta, the absolute truth: namely, direct knowledge of reality (brahman (neut.). Śaṅkara contrasts it with the relative truth (vyavahāra-satya)—knowledge of the world...

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<i>Satya</i> and <i>Ahimsa</i>

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 14435 words.

The third chapter discusses truth (satya) and non-violence (ahimsa) as the basic principles encompassing the entire spectrum of Gandhi’s thought. This chapter deals primarily with the...

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saṃvṛti-satya

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(Skt.). ‘Relative truth’. In early Buddhism and some forms of Mahāyāna.relative truth was used as an epistemological term to denote the conventional view of the world as constructed by the...

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ārya-satya

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 10 words.

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saṃvṛti-satya

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 125 words.

(Skt.). ‘Relative truth’. In early Buddhism and some forms of Mahāyāna, relative truth was used as an epistemological term

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