Bhāvanā - demonstration, argument, ascertainment, feeling of devotion, reflection, contemplation, moral of a fable

bhāvana - causing to be , effecting , producing , displaying , manifesting; forming in the mind , conception , apprehension , imagination , supposition , fancy , thought , meditation (°nayā ind. in thought , in imagination ; °nām- √bandh , with loc. , to occupy one's imagination with , direct one's thoughts to)

bhavana - a place of abode , mansion , home , house , palace , dwelling; coming into existence , birth , production

bhava - Becoming, being, existing; Turning or transition into; State, condition, True condition, reality; Manner of being, nature, temperament, character; Manner of acting; Any state of mind or body, way of thinking or feeling, sentiment, opinion, intention; Passion, emotion, Love, affection, attachment; The seat of the feelings or affections, heart, soul, mind; The state or condition of a planet; Wanton sport, dalliance (see wanton at dictionary.com)

Lakshmanjoo usage: “One-pointed awareness” -

note distinctions bhāvanā and bhāvana and bhavana

bhāvanā
f. demonstration , argument , ascertainment Ya1jn5.
f. feeling of devotion , faith in
f. reflection , contemplation
f. saturating any powder with fluid , steeping , infusion
f. (in arithm.) finding by combination or composition
f. (with jainas) right conception or notion
f. the moral of a fable HParis3.

in Bhakti yoga,
bhāvanā sometimes has the usage, “constant recollection.” As in, constantly thinking of Krishna, adoring him, and simultaneously realizing he is the basis of all existence. (Link to Singing Krishna.)

bhāvanā
bhāvanā 2 [p= 755,1] [L=150361]
demonstration , argument , ascertainment
Ya1jn5.
bhāvanā 2 [L=150362]
feeling of devotion , faith in (
loc.) Pan5cat.
bhāvanā 2 [L=150363]
reflection , contemplation (5 kinds with Buddhists
MWB. 128)
bhāvanā 2 [L=150364]
saturating any powder with fluid , steeping , infusion
S3a1rn3gS.
bhāvanā 2 [L=150365]
(in
arithm.) finding by combination or composition
bhāvanā 2 [L=150366]
(with
jainas) right conception or notion
bhāvanā 2 [L=150367]
the moral of a fable
HParis3.
bhāvanā 2 [L=150368]
N. of an upaniad
bhāvanā 2 [L=150369]
a crow
L.
bhāvanā 2 [L=150370]
water
L.
bhāvanā [L=150374]
of prec. , in
comp.


Note related words: bhavana and bhāvana


bhāvana
bhā́--vana 1 [p= 750,3] [L=149435]
(for 2.
bhāvana » [p= 755,1]) a forest of rays Ghat2.
bhāvana 2 [p= 755,1] [L=150349]
(
ī)n. (fr. Caus. ; for 1. » 2. bhā́ p.750) causing to be , effecting , producing , displaying , manifesting MBh. Ka1v. BhP.

gen. or comp.) welfare MBh. R. &c

Asht2a1vS.

MBh.
bhāvana 2 [L=150353]
a creator , producer , efficient
MBh. Ka1v.
bhāvana 2 [L=150354]
N. of śiva (= dhyāt) MBh.
bhāvana 2 [L=150355]
of
viṣṇu A.
bhāvana 2 [L=150356]
of the 22nd
kalpa (q.v.)
bhāvana 2 [L=150357]
(
ā). and n. the act of producing or effecting Nir. Sa1h. BhP.
bhāvana 2 [L=150358]
(
ā)n. forming in the mind , conception , apprehension , imagination , supposition , fancy , thought , meditation (°nayā ind. in thought , in imagination ; °nām-bandh , with loc. , to occupy one's imagination with , direct one's thoughts to) MBh. Ka1v. S3am2k. Veda7ntas. &c
bhāvana 2 [L=150359]
(
ā)n. (in logic) that cause of memory which arises from direct perception Tarkas.
bhāvana 2 [L=150360]
(
ā)n. application of perfumes &c (= adhivāsana) L.
bhāvana 2 [L=150371]
furthering , promoting
MBh.
bhāvana 2 [L=150372]
the fruit of
Dillenia Speciosa L.
bhāvana 2 [L=150373]
(
ifc.) nature , essence Ra1matUp.










(H3) n.
(H2) mf
[L=150350]promoting or effecting any one's (
[L=150351]imagining , fancying
[L=150352]teaching


bhavana
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149132]
(
m. g. ardharcā*di) a place of abode , mansion , home , house , palace , dwelling (ifc. f(ā).) Mn. Mbh. &c
749,2] [L=149133]
» bhavane*śa)
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149134]
N. of a ṛṣi in the 2nd manvantara VP.
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149135]
a dog
L.
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149136]
coming into existence , birth , production
Kap. Sch. Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 1-4 , 31
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149137]
a site , receptacle (
ifc.) Pan5cat.
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149138]
the place where anything grows (
ifc.= field cf. śāli-bh°)
bhavana [p= 749,2] [L=149139]
= bhuvana , water L.
horoscope , natal star

Bhava – Being, temperament, love, seat of feelings, sport



Here is a particularly rich group of words related to – bhava:
  • Becoming, being, existing
  • Turning or transition into
  • State, condition
  • True condition, reality
  • Manner of being, nature, temperament, character
  • Manner of acting
  • Any state of mind or body, way of thinking or feeling, sentiment, opinion, intention
  • Passion, emotion
  • Love, affection, attachment
  • The seat of the feelings or affections, heart, soul, mind
  • The state or condition of a planet
  • Wanton sport, dalliance (see wanton at dictionary.com)