Bodhidurlabha, Bodhi-durlabha: 1 definition


Bodhidurlabha 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

Bodhidurlabha (बोधिदुर्लभ) 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]—Bodhidurlabha-bhāvanā refers to the reflection that—Right faith—correct enlightenment is very very rare. So one should ponder upon the means of attaining it.

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