Bhavaraga, Bhāvarāga, Bhava-raga: 2 definitions
Bhavaraga means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Bhāvarāga (भावराग) refers to “attachment to existence” and represents one of the seven Anuśaya (tendencies of defilement), according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter 3).—Accordingly, “There are seven tendencies of defilement (anuśaya): (1) anuśaya of attachment to pleasure (kāmarāga), (2) anuśaya of hostility (pratigha), (3) anuśaya of attachment to existence (bhāvarāga), (4) anuśaya of pride (māna), (5) anuśaya of ignorance (avidyā), (6) anuśaya of wrong view (dṛṣṭi), (7) anuśaya of doubt (vicikitsā or vimati). These are the seven anuśayas. [...]”
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Google Books: The Great Chronicle of Buddhas
Bhavarāga (भवराग) refers to “attachment to existence” representing one of the seven anusayas (‘latent tendencies’).—The anusayas are defilements that have not been eradicated by magga-ñāṇa and are liable to arise perceptibly whenever circumstances prevail. These anusayas are of seven kinds. They are called the elements of latent tendencies.They are: (1) Kāmarāga-anusaya, the seed element of greed, (2) Bhavarāga-anusaya, the seed element of attachment to existence, (3) Paṭigha-anusaya, the seed element of hatred, (4) Māna-anusaya, the seed element of conceit, (5) Diṭṭhi-anusaya, the seed element of wrong view, (6) Vicikiccha-anusaya, the seed element of uncertainty, (7) Avijjā-anusaya, the seed element of bewilderment.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Starts with: Bhavaraganushaya.
Full-text: Bharatanatyam, Bharata, Mana, Pratigha, Kamaraga, Drishtyanushaya, Vimati, Mananusaya, Avidyanushaya, Vimatyanushaya, Kamaraganushaya, Pratighanushaya, Bhavaraganushaya, Vicikitsanushaya, Avidya, Anusaya, Vicikitsa, Drishti.
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Karnatic Music - Its Philosophy < [January-February, 1929]
Muthuswami Dikshita < [January – March, 1987]
Muthuswami Dikshitar < [November 1938]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 3 - The origin of the aṣṭagrantha-abhidharma and the Ṣaṭpādabhidharma < [Chapter III - General Explanation of Evam Maya Śruta]
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Chapter 23 - Different Groups Of Defilements Part III < [Part III - Akusala Cetasikas]