Anyatvabhavana, Anyatvabhāvanā, Anyatva-bhavana: 1 definition


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Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Anyatvabhāvanā (अन्यत्वभावना) refers to one of the twelve reflections (bhāvanā), as mentioned in the Anekāntajayapatākā-prakaraṇa, a Śvetāmbara Jain philosophical work written by Haribhadra Sūri.—[Cf. Vol. II, P. 223, ll. 22-25]—Anyatvabhāvanā refers to the reflection that—The soul is separate—distinct from relations and friends, from body and mind, and from all external phenomena.

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