Asadudbhavana, aka: Asat-udbhavana, Asadudbhāvana; 1 Definition(s)

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Asadudbhāvana (असदुद्भावन) or Abhūtodbhavana refers to “assertion of what is not” represents a division of untruth (asatya) according to Amitagati’s classification in his 11th-century Śrāvakācāra verses (6.49-54). Examples: “the ātman is immanent” (sarvagata), or “the atman is of the size of a grain of millet or rice” or “the pot is there” (when in fact it is not there).

Amitagati’s classification of these untruths (eg., asat-udbhāvana) is given not only by the Digambaras Amitagati and Amṛtacandra but also in the Yoga-śāstra where the treatment goes back directly to Siddhasena’s commentary on the Tattvārtha-sūtra (verse 7.9) and indeed to the Śvetāmbara Bhāṣya.

Source: archive.org: Jaina Yoga
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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