Asravabhavana, Asrava-bhavana, Āsravabhāvanā: 1 definition


Asravabhavana 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.

In Jainism

Jain philosophy

Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Āsravabhāvanā (आस्रवभावना) 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]—Āsravabhāvanā refers to the reflection that—The influx of karmans is the cause of mundane existence, and this influx is the cause of passions, vowlessness etc This reflection is here named as ‘karmāsravavidhi’.

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