Definition of sattvic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsətvik/

Entry from US English dictionary


(In Ayurveda) denoting a class of foods that are fresh, juicy, light, nourishing, and tasty, and thus give necessary energy to the body and help achieve balance. Compare rajasic, tamasic.
Example sentences
  • Ayurveda suggests sattvic food as the one which purifies the mind and satiates the body.
  • In relation to diet, junk and processed food is tamasic, spicy food is rajasic and fresh vegetables are sattvic.
  • Holistic living consists of eating sattvic food, conquering and channeling inner desires and following the instructions of the Supreme Lord.

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Syllabification: satt·vic

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