Vikalpa-Diversity, alternation, option, distinction


dhyānārtham bhrāntabuddhīnāṃ kriyāḍambaravartinām |
kevalaṃ varṇitam puṃsāṃ
vikalpanihatātmanām || 10 ||



vikalpa
ví--kalpa 1 [p= 950,1] [L=192887]
(for 2. » under vi-kp) an intermediate kalpa , the interval between two kalpas. (q.v.) BhP.
vi-kalpa [p= 954,1] [L=193870]
» under vi-kp.
vi-kalpa 2 [p= 955,2] [L=194108]
(for 1. » [p= 950,1]) alternation , alternative , option S3rS. Mn. VarBr2S. &c (°pena ind. " optionally ")
955,2] [L=194109]
Ka1tyS3r. MBh. &c
955,2] [L=194110]
Ragh.
955,2] [L=194111]
Nya1yas. BhP.
955,2] [L=194112]
MBh. Ka1v. &c
955,2] [L=194113]
BhP.
955,2] [L=194114]
Yogas. Gi1t.
955,2] [L=194115]
VarBr2S.
955,2] [L=194116]
L.
955,2] [L=194117]
kalpa-sthāna Car.
955,2] [L=194118]
BhP. (Sch.)
955,2] [L=194119]
rhet.) antithesis of opposites Prata1p.
955,2] [L=194120]
ve*ti vikalpa Pa1n2. 1-1 , 44 Sch.)
955,2] [L=194121]
VarBr2S.
955,2] [L=194122]
N. of a people MBh. (C. vikalya)
vi-kalpa 2 [p= 955,2] [L=194123]
different BhP.
(H3) m.
(H1) &c
(H2) m.
[p= variation , combination , variety , diversity , manifoldness
[p= contrivance , art
[p= difference of perception , distinction
[p= indecision , irresolution , doubt , hesitation
[p= admission , statement
[p= false notion , fancy , imagination
[p= calculation
[p= mental occupation , thinking
[p= =
[p= a god
[p= (in
[p= (in gram.) admission of an option or alternative , the allowing a rule to be observed or not at pleasure (
[p= a collateral form
[p= pl.
(H2B) mfn.


  1. The Yoga of delight, wonder, and astonishment: a translation of ... - Page 48
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  1. vikalpatah / Ananyacetasah purnsah pumbhavah paramo bhavet //53. TRANSLATION In this way, if the aspirant imagines that the entire world ...
    [Dharana 30] VERSE 53 4H^3a«: to:
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  1. Vijnanabhairava, or Divine consciousness: a treasury of 112 types ... - Page 48
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  1. vikalpatah/ Ananyacetasah puinsah pumbhavab. paramo bhavet //53. TRANSLATION In this way, if the aspirant imagines that the entire world is being burnt by the fire of Kalagni1 ...
    [Dharana 30] VERSE 53 Evamevajagat sarvatp dagdham dhyatva



Vikalpa in Usage





Siva Sutras: The Yoga of Supreme Identity - Page xli
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Jaideva Singh - 1988 - 278 pages - Preview
Therefore when an opposite vikalpa arises, it dispels the vikalpa that is the cause of transmigratory existence and thus ... Asuddha vikalpa means the idea about the usual, psychological, empirical self. What then is suddha vikalpa ...
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Studies in the Laṅkāvatāra sūtra: one of the most important texts ... - Page 156
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Daisetz Teitarō Suzuki - 1999 - 464 pages - Preview
By Appearances (nimitta) are meant qualities belonging to sense-objects such as visual, olfactory, etc.; and by Discrimination (vikalpa) is meant the naming of all these objects and qualities, distinguishing one from another. ...
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The philosophy of sādhanā: with special reference to the Trika ... - Page 129
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Debabrata Sen Sharma - 1990 - 196 pages - Google eBook - Preview
In this act of transformation or "purification of vikalpa" bhdvand or mental act is said to be not only very useful to ... The process of purification of vikalpa actually signifies the performance of such acts as sravana, manana, etc., ..
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Yoga: the ultimate spiritual path - Page 131
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Rājarshi (Muni.) - 2001 - 184 pages - Preview
Vikalpa, or imagination, is the creation of fanciful mental impressions that are a mixture of reality and unreality. ... Both vikalpa and nidra are perceprive states caused by the withdrawl of consciousness from the physical senses. ...
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Yoga philosophy of Patañjali: containing his Yoga aphorisms with ... - Page 29
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Patañjali, Hariharānanda Āraṇya (Swami.), Vyāsa - 1983 - 483 pages - Google eBook - Preview
When Yogins attempt to gain correct knowledge of internal and external matter through wisdom acquired by concentration, then they have to give up Vikalpa- vrttis, because these are all ultimately unreal. Essential cognition or knowledge ...
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Theory and practice of yoga: essays in honour of Gerald James Larson - Page 208
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The emphasis on vikalpa here is striking. The practice at this level is clearly involved in the specificities of the ... Here Abhinavagupta adds additional details: beings are bound because they hold the vikalpa that they are bound. ...
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Thich Nhat Hanh - 1994 - 208 pages - Preview
Indeed, it canies with it this illusion-imagination which is called vikalpa. Vikalpa cuts reality into separate pieces, ... Vikalpa discriminates. If vikalpa is destroyed, knowledge becomes pure and able to reveal tathata. ...
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Vikalpatah

  1. Early Advaita Vedānta and Buddhism: the Mahāyāna context of the ... - Page 135
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  1. vikalpatah, te prapahcat prapahcas tu sunyataydm nirudhyate. ...
    Thus, MMK 18.4-5 states that, mamety aham iti ksine bahirdhadkyatmam eva ca, nirudbyata upadanam tat ksayaj janmanah ksayah. karmaklesaksayan moksah karmaklesa
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  1. The continuity of madhyamaka and yogācāra in Indian Mahāyāna Buddhism - Page 55
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  1. Ian Charles Harris - 1991 - 191 pages - Preview
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  1. vikal- patah). They arise because of dichotomous thought (prapanca). ... 5 karmakleSaksayan moksa karmakleSS vikalpatah te prapancatprapancastu Sunyatayam nirudhyate. ...
    The karmas and defilements are mentally constructed (
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  1. vikalpatah I te prapancdt prapancas tu sunyatdydm nirudhyate II When 'mine' ...
    Thus MMK 18:4—5 states:— mamety aham iti ksine bahirdhddhydtmam eva ca I nirudhyata upddanam tat ksaydj janmanah ksayah II karmaklesaksaydn moksah karmaklesd
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  1. ghatavat tasyah 27 prak siddhes ca vikalpatah || 15 || 28 avikalpani tad asty eva 29 yat purvam syad vikalpatah | vikalpotpattihetutvad 30 yady asyaiva ca karanam || 16 || ajnanani kalpanamulam samsarasya niyamakam | 31 hitvatmanatp ...
    ...
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  1. T'ien-T'ai Buddhism and early Mādhyamika - Page 220
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  1. vikalpatah, U pro- paftcatprapaftcastu funyatdyam nirudhyate. (Karikd -P, pp. 349-350) Cf. Kuma- rapva's rendition *mm*&,«^&IWK.m...
    Cf. note 17. 27. Kalupahana, pp. 89-90. 28. Inada, p. 114. karmaklefaksayanmoksa karmaklcfa
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  1. The philosophy of the middle way: - Page 266
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  1. Nāgārjuna, David J. Kalupahana - 1986 - 412 pages - Google eBook - Preview
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  1. vikalpatah, te prapancat prapancas tu sunyatayam nirudhyate. On the waning of defilements of action, there is release. Defilements of action belong to one who discriminates, and these in turn result ...
    Karma-klesa-ksayan moksa karma-klesa
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  1. The foundational standpoint of Mādhyamika philosophy - Page 88
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  1. vikalpatah/ te prapancat prapancas tu sunyatayam nirudhyate// 18. 5/1 The root of the word prayojana, use, has a number of connotations, ...
    It is fabrication that is eradicated through emptiness." karma-klesa ksayan moksah karma-klesa
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  1. Shankara and Indian philosophy - Page 188
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  1. vikalpatah / te prapancdtprapancastu sunyatayam nirudhyate 11511. 91. ...
    In Sankara's compendium it is said from the standpoint of the Madhyamikas: 90. Nagarjuna, Mddhyamika-karika, XVIII. 5: karmaklesaksayanomoksah karmaklesa