sattva

noun
satt·va | \ˈsətvə\
plural -s

Definition of sattva 

: the purity and wisdom constituting one of the three gunas of Sankhya philosophy and leading to true enlightenment — compare rajas, tamas

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First Known Use of sattva

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sattva

Sanskrit, literally, existence, from sat, sant existing, true, good

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