Haribhadra, aka: Haribhadrā; 4 Definition(s)
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Haribhadrā (हरिभद्रा).—Daughter of Kaśyapa by Krodhā. She was given in marriage to sage Pulaha and from them were born the monkeys, Kinnaras, Kiṃpuruṣas etc. (Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Haribhadrā (हरिभद्रा).—A daughter of Krodhavaśā and Hari and a wife of Pulaha; sons, monkeys of different kinds; Kinnaras, Kimpuruṣas, etc.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 172; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 205, 208.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Haribhadra (70-140 CE) was preceptor of Pala king Dharmapala. He was the pupil of Shantarakshita and Vairochanabhadra. Buddhjnana was the disciple of Haribhadra.(Source): academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism
General definition (in Jainism)
Haribhadra (हरिभद्र) is the name of a Yakṣa mentioned in the Tattvārtha-bhāṣya amongst a list of thirteen. The Tattvārtha-bhāṣya is a commentary on the Tattvārtha-sūtra, an ancient and foundational Jain text written in the 2nd century by Umāsvāti. It contains philosophy accepted as authoritative by both the Digambara and the Śvetāmbara sects of Jainism.(Source): Wisdom Library: Jainism
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 5 - The body of the Dharma (dharmakāya) < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
IV. The emptinesses (śūnyatā) in the great Prajñāpāramitā-sūtras < [Note on emptiness (śūnyatā)]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 244 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter II.e - The doctrine of Anekāntavāda (the theory of manifoldness) < [Chapter II - Jaina theory of Knowledge]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 3 - The Indian Systems of Philosophy < [Chapter IV - General Observations On The Systems Of Indian Philosophy]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 5 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The Literature and History of Southern Śaivism < [Chapter XXXIV - Literature of Southern Śaivism]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)