Bhavasava, Bhavāsava, Bhava-asava: 3 definitions
Bhavasava 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'canker of existence'; s. āsava.Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
the canker of becoming; One of the four Asavas;
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhavāsava refers to: the intoxicant of existence D. III, 216; Vbh. 364, 373.
Note: bhavāsava is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhava and āsava.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Bhavashavalata.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Bhavasava, Bhavāsava, Bhava-asava, Bhava-āsava; (plurals include: Bhavasavas, Bhavāsavas, asavas, āsavas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 8 - The Buddha’s Repeated Exhortations about Sīla, Samādhi, Paññā < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 9 - The Buddha’s Sojourn at the Ambalaṭṭhikā Garden < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 13 - The Buddha’s Discourse on The Four Ariya Truths < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Chapter 21 - Different Groups Of Defilements Part I < [Part III - Akusala Cetasikas]