Bhavashuddhi, Bhāvaśuddhi, Bhava-shuddhi: 9 definitions


Bhavashuddhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Bhāvaśuddhi can be transliterated into English as Bhavasuddhi or Bhavashuddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison: Hinduism

The Bhāvaśuddhi of Ānandapūrṇamuni is a commentary on the Brahmasiddhi. Subjects: Maṇḍanamiśra, Brahmasiddhi, Advaita.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Bhāvaśuddhi (भावशुद्धि) refers to the “purification of the mind”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Having driven away anything tormenting the mind, you must practise equanimity towards living beings, reflect upon the state of non-attachment [and] resort to purification of the mind (bhāvaśuddhi)”.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhāva-śuddhi.—(CII 1), purity of mind. Note: bhāva-śuddhi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāvaśuddhi (भावशुद्धि).—f. purity of mind, honesty, sincerity.

Derivable forms: bhāvaśuddhiḥ (भावशुद्धिः).

Bhāvaśuddhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhāva and śuddhi (शुद्धि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāvaśuddhi (भावशुद्धि).—[feminine] purity of mind.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāvaśuddhi (भावशुद्धि):—[=bhāva-śuddhi] [from bhāva] f. purity of mind, [Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhavashuddhi in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhāvaśuddhi (ಭಾವಶುದ್ಧಿ):—[noun] the quality or codition of one’s feelings, attitude being free from defects, blemishes; purity of the mind; freedom from passions; void of affection or attachment.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Bhāvaśuddhi (भावशुद्धि):—n. good-will;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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