Ashucitvabhavana, Aśucitvabhāvanā, Ashucitva-bhavana: 1 definition


Ashucitvabhavana means something in Jainism, Prakrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Aśucitvabhāvanā can be transliterated into English as Asucitvabhavana or Ashucitvabhavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Ashuchitvabhavana.

In Jainism

Jain philosophy

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Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Aśucitvabhāvanā (अशुचित्वभावना) 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]—Aśucitvabhāvanā refers to the reflection that—The body is impure and dirty. See Uttarajjhayana (XIX, 12)

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