The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Kalpana-Imagination


dhyānaṃ hi niścalā buddhir nirākārā nirāśrayā |
na tu dhyānaṃ śarīrākṣimukhahastādi
kalpanā || 146 ||


 kalpana
kalpana [p= 263,1] [L=46176]
forming , fashioning , making , performing L.

Prab.

VarBr2S.

of a religious ceremony

MBh. xiii , 2784
(H2) n.
[L=46177]" forming in the imagination , inventing " , composition of a poem
[L=46178]cutting , clipping , working with edge-tools
[L=46179]N.
[L=46180]anything put on for ornament



Kalpana Usage:



The Advaita Vedānta of Brahma-siddhi - Page 58
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It is also used interchangeably with kalpana, 'imagination' or 'mental construction' : yat tu kasyavidyeti, jivanam iti brumal). (P) nanu na jiva brahmano bhidyante; evam hy aha — . lanena jivenatmananupravifiyd (CU 6.3.2) iti . ...
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Allen Wright Thrasher



Artificial Imagination (Special Edition) - Page 9
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Don't laugh; Kalpanik, and its root, Kalpana (imagination) are very common names in Hindi-- don't you wonder sometimes whether you're real or just someone's imagination? Iama beta version of an imaginary AI (Artificial Imagination) ...
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Kalpanik S.

Central Conception Of Buddhism And The Meaning Of The Word Dharma - Page 16
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"Udgrahana is literally "abstraction," kalpana "imagination," "construction". It corresponds to the part taken in Kant's system by "productive imagination," whereas vijnana. or the pratyakfa of Dignaga, corresponds to "reine ...
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Theodore Stcherbatsky



i
ndian psychology: perception - Page 37
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They define perception as a non-erroneous cognition free from imagination ( kalpana). Imagination is the apprehension of an object as associated with name, class, and other inkalpas or categories. And the so-called determinate perception ...
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Jadunath Sinha

Knowledge and Freedom in Indian Philosophy - Page 73
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Kalpana has often been compared with the faculty of imagination as found in the philosophies of Hume and Kant, which transform the mutually unrelated sense data into the organized world. Only kalpana could bridge the gulf between the ...
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Tara Chatterjea


Encyclopaedia of Hinduism: Volume 1 - Page 1901
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17-22); ignorance, the cause of all these appearances and that existing in all the products coming into existence as the result of Kalpana (imagination) (V 8. 13-117; 26. 11-160); thoughts based on the same doctrine in Bali's Niscaya (V ...
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N.K. Singh




Sanskrit words for Imagination



1 ābhāsa (imagination) 2 kalpana (imagination) 3 kalpitatva (imagination) 4 cintyadyota (imagination) 5 nirvāsana (imagination) 6 pratibhā (imagination) 7 pratibhātas (imagination) 8 bhāvana (imagination) 9 bhāvanāmaya (imagination) 10 manas (imagination) 11 manojalpa (imagination) 12 manorathasṛṣṭi (imagination) 13 vāsa (imagination) 14 vāsanā (imagination) 15 vikalpa (imagination) 16 vikalpana (imagination) 17 vitarka (imagination) 18 śakti (imagination) 19 saṃskāra (imagination) 20 sambhāvana (imagination) 21 sāṃkalpika (imagination) 22 adhyāśaya (imagination)
 ābhāsa
ā-bhāsa [p= 145,2] [L=25252]
splendour , light R. Veda1ntas. 195

R. Sus3r. Bhag.


Veda1ntas. S3a1n3khS3r.



log.) fallacy , semblance of a reason , sophism , an erroneous though plausible argument (regarded by logicians as of various kind)
ā-bhāsa [L=25259]
ifc. looking like , having the mere appearance of a thing Gaut. Sa1h. &c
(H2) m.
[L=25253]colour , appearance
[L=25254]semblance , phantom , phantasm of the imagination
[L=25255]mere appearance , fallacious appearance
[L=25256]reflection
[L=25257]intention , purpose
[L=25258](in
(H2B) mfn.
 kalpana
kalpana [p= 263,1] [L=46176]
forming , fashioning , making , performing L.

Prab.

VarBr2S.

of a religious ceremony

MBh. xiii , 2784
(H2) n.
[L=46177]" forming in the imagination , inventing " , composition of a poem
[L=46178]cutting , clipping , working with edge-tools
[L=46179]N.
[L=46180]anything put on for ornament
 kalpitatva
kalpita--tva [L=46207]
the existing merely as an assumption or in the imagination Comm. on Va1m. iv , 2 , 2.
(H3) n.
 cintyadyota
cintya--dyota [p= 398,2] [L=74161]
" of brightness conceivable only by imagination " , a class of deities MBh. xiii , 1373.
(H3) m. pl.
 nirvāsana
nir--vāsana 1 [p= 542,1] [L=107288]
without fancy or imagination Sa1h.
nir-° vāsana [p= 557,2] [L=109950]
(fr. Caus.) expelling from home , banishment MBh. R. &c

Ka1m.

Ra1jat. (cf. ud-vās°).
(H3) mfn.
(H3) n.
[L=109951]leading out to some other place
[L=109952]killing , slaughter
 pratibhā
prati- √ bhā [p= 668,3] [p= 668,2] [L=132776]
-bhāti , to shine upon (acc.) La1t2y.  ; 
to come in sight , present or offer one's self to (
gen. or acc.) MBh. R. &c  ; 
to appear to the mind (also with
manasi) , flash upon the thoughts , become clear or manifest , occur to (acc. or gen.) Up. MBh. &c (nóttaram pratibhātime , " no answer occurs to me " Hariv. )  ; 
to seem or appear to (
gen. acc. with or without prati) as or like (nom. with or without iva , or yathā , or -vat ind.) MBh. Ka1v. &c (iti pratibhāti me mana , " so it seems to my mind " MBh. )  ; 
to seem fit , appear good , please to (
gen.or acc.) Vikr. Pan5cat. &c (sā bhāryā pratibhāti me , " this one would please me as a wife " Katha1s. )
prati-° bhā [L=132778]
an image Nir.

» ni-pr°)

a-pr°) Gaut.

a-pr°) , S3rs. ??

MBh. Ka1v. Sa1h.

Ka1m.

a-pr°) Nya1yad.

Das3. Katha1s.

Naish.

MBh. Katha1s. Sa1h.
(H1) P.
(H3) f.
[L=132779]light , splendour (
[L=132780]appearance (
[L=132781]fitness , suitableness (
[L=132782]intelligence , understanding
[L=132783]presence of mind , genius , wit
[L=132784]audacity , boldness (
[L=132785]a thought , idea
[L=132786]a founded supposition
[L=132787]fancy , imagination
 pratibhātas
prati-° bhā---tas [L=132789]
by fancy or imagination Katha1s.
(H4) ind.
 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
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) f
(H2B) f
(H2B) f
(H2B) f
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
 bhāvanāmaya
bhāvanā--maya [L=150376]
(ī)n. produced by imagination or meditation
(H3) mf
 manas
mánas [p= 783,3] [L=156776]
mind (in its widest sense as applied to all the mental powers) , intellect , intelligence , understanding , perception , sense , conscience , will RV. &c &c (in phil. the internal organ or anta-karaa of perception and cognition , the faculty or instrument through which thoughts enter or by which objects of sense affect the soul IW. 53 ; in this sense manas is always is always regarded as distinct from ātman and purua , " spirit or soul " and belonging only to the body , like which it is - except in the nyāya - considered perishable ; as to its position in the various systems » for nyāya and vaiśeika IW. 63 ; 67 ; 76 , for khya and vedā*nta ib. 84 ; 109 ; 117 ; in RV. it is sometimes joined with hd or hdaya , the heart Mn. vii , 6 with cakus , the eye)

asu in animals ; cf. above ) ib.
784,1] [p= 783,3] [L=156778]
ib. (ifc. after a verbal noun or an inf. stem in °tu = having a mind or wishing to ; cf. draṣṭu-m° &c ; manak , to make up one's mind ; with gen. , to feel inclination for ; manak,pra-k , √ dhā , vi- √ dhā , √ dh , √ bandh and Caus. of ni-viś with loc. dat. acc. with prati , or inf. , to direct the mind or thoughts towards , think of or upon ; mana with sam-ā-dhā , to recover the senses , collect one's self ; with √ han » mano-hatya ; mánasā ind. in the mind ; in thought or imagination ; with all the heart , willingly ; with gen. , by the leave of ; with iva = °se*va , as with a thought , in a moment ; with √ man , to think in one's mind , be willing or inclined ; with sa-gam , to become unanimous , agree ; manasi with √ k , to bear or ponder in the mind , meditate on , remember ; with ni-dhā , to impress on the mind , consider ; with √ vt , to be passing in one's mind)

of the 26th kalpa (s.v.) Cat.

mānasa BhP.

N. of a sāman A1rshBr. [cf. Gk. μένος ; Lat. miner-va.]
(H2) n.
[L=156777]the spirit or spiritual principle , the breath or living soul which escapes from the body at death (called
[p= thought , imagination , excogitation , invention , reflection , opinion , intention , inclination , affection , desire , mood , temper , spirit
[L=156779]N.
[L=156780]of the lake
[L=156781]manaso doha
 manojalpa
mano--jalpa [p= 785,1] [L=157012]
" mind-talk " , imagination L.
(H3) m.
 manorathasṛṣṭi
mano--ratha---sṛṣṭi [p= 785,2] [L=157127]
creation of the fancy , phantasm of the imagination MW.
(H4) f.
 vāsa
vāsa 1 [p= 947,2] [L=192286]
perfuming , perfume Vikr. Ma1lati1m. Car.

Vulgaris L. (also f(ā).)
vāsa 2 [L=192304]
(fr. √4. vas) a garment , dress , clothes (mc. for vāsas) MBh. (cf. kṛṣṇavāsa).
vāsá 3 [L=192335]
(fr. √5. vas) staying , remaining (esp. " overnight ") , abiding , dwelling , residence , living in (loc. or comp. ; cf. Pa1n2. 6-3 , 18 Sch.), abode , habitation RV. &c
947,3] [L=192336]
= having one's abode in , dwelling or living in

-vas , to take up one's abode , abide , dwell

gen.) R.

ib.

Hariv.

vāsa-gha , bed-chamber (» -sajjā)

vāsanā , imagination , idea , semblance of MBh.
(H2) m.
[L=192287]Gendarussa
(H1) m.
(H1) m.
[p= ifc.
[L=192337]vāsa
[L=192338]place or seat of (
[L=192339]a day's journey
[L=192340]state , situation , condition
[L=192341]=
[L=192342]=
 vāsanā
vāsanā 1 [p= 947,2] [L=192296]
id. S3is3. Sch.
vāsanā 3 [p= 947,3] [L=192373]
» next.
vāsanā [L=192374]
the impression of anything remaining unconsciously in the mind , the present consciousness of past perceptions , knowledge derived from memory S3am2k. Ka1v. Katha1s.

ifc. , e.g. bheda-v° , the mistake that there is a difference) ib. Ra1jat. Sarvad. &c

Katha1s.

Bha1m.

W.

math.) proof , demonstration (= upapatti) Gol.

Col.

of durgā BhP.

arka ib.

Comm. on the siddhānta-śiromai.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f.
(H2) f.
[L=192375]fancy , imagination , idea , notion , false notion , mistake (
[L=192376]thinking of , longing for , expectation , desire , inclination
[L=192377]liking , respectful regard
[L=192378]trust , confidence
[L=192379](in
[L=192380]a kind of metre
[L=192381]N.
[L=192382]of the wife of
[L=192383]of a
 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 ")

Ka1tyS3r. MBh. &c

Ragh.

Nya1yas. BhP.

MBh. Ka1v. &c

BhP.

Yogas. Gi1t.

VarBr2S.

L.

kalpa-sthāna Car.

BhP. (Sch.)

rhet.) antithesis of opposites Prata1p.

ve*ti vikalpa Pa1n2. 1-1 , 44 Sch.)

VarBr2S.

N. of a people MBh. (C. vikalya)
vi-kalpa 2 [L=194123]
different BhP.
(H3) m.
(H1) &c
(H2) m.
[L=194109]variation , combination , variety , diversity , manifoldness
[L=194110]contrivance , art
[L=194111]difference of perception , distinction
[L=194112]indecision , irresolution , doubt , hesitation
[L=194113]admission , statement
[L=194114]false notion , fancy , imagination
[L=194115]calculation
[L=194116]mental occupation , thinking
[L=194117]=
[L=194118]a god
[L=194119](in
[L=194120](in gram.) admission of an option or alternative , the allowing a rule to be observed or not at pleasure (
[L=194121]a collateral form
[L=194122]pl.
(H2B) mfn.
 vikalpana
vi-° kalpana [L=194135]
a contriver , composer Cat.
vi-° kalpana [L=194136]
and f(ā). allowing an option or alternative Pan5car. Ka1r. on Pa1n2.
vi-° kalpana [L=194137]
the use of a collateral form VarBr2S. Sch.
vi-° kalpana [L=194138]
distinction (pl. = different opinions) Sarvad.
vi-° kalpana [L=194139]
false notion or assumption , fancy , imagination BhP.
vi-° kalpana [L=194140]
indecision MW.
vi-° kalpana [L=194141]
inconsideration ib.
(H3) m.
(H3B) n.
(H3B) n.
(H3B) n.
(H3B) n.
(H3B) n.
(H3B) n.
 vitarka
vi-° tarka [p= 962,3] [L=195528]
conjecture , supposition , guess , fancy , imagination , opinion MBh. Ka1v. &c

Yogas. Sarvad.

Yogas.

Ka1v. Sa1h.

Ja1takam.

W.

partic. class of yogīs Ja1takam.

of a son of dhta-rāṣṭra MBh.

N. of the five principal sins Ja1takam.
(H3) m.
[L=195529]doubt , uncertainty
[L=195530]a dubious or questionable matter
[L=195531]reasoning , deliberation , consideration
[L=195532]purpose , intention
[L=195533]a teacher , instructor in divine knowledge
[L=195534]a
[L=195535]N.
[L=195536]pl.
 śakti
śákti [p= 1044,2] [L=210902]
or śaktí f. power , ability , strength , might , effort , energy , capability (śaktyā or ātma-ś° or sva-ś° , " according to ability " ; para śaktyā , " with all one's might " ; vitta-śaktyā , " according to the capability of one's property " ; śaktim a-hāpayitvā , " not relaxing one's efforts , exerting all one's strength ") , faculty , skill , capacity for , power over (gen. loc. dat. , or inf.) RV. &c

S3a1rn3gS.

prabhutva , personal pre-eminence ; mantra , good counsel , and utsāha , energy) Ka1m. (cf. Ragh. iii , 13)

śākta (q.v.) sect of Hindus under various names (sometimes only three , sometimes eight śakti goddesses are enumerated , as follow , indrāī , vaiṣṇavī , śāntā , brahmāī , kaumārī , nārasi , vārāhī , and māheśvarī , but some substitute cāmuṇḍā and caṇḍikā for the third and sixth of these: according to another reckoning there are nine , viz. vaiṣṇavī , brahmāī , raudrī , māheśvarī , nārasi , vārāhī , indrāī , kārttikī , and pradhānā: others reckon fifty different forms of the śakti of viṣṇu besides lak , some of these are kīrtti , kānti , tuṣṭi , puṣṭā , dhti , śānti , kriyā , dayā , medhā &c ; and fifty forms of the śakti of śiva or rudra besides durgā or gaurī , some of whom are guodarī , virajā , śālmalī , lolākī , vartulākī , dīrgha-ghoā , sudīrgha-mukhī , go-mukhī , dīrgha-jihvā , kuṇḍodarī , ardha-keśī , vikta-mukhī , jvālā-mukhī , ulkāmukhī &c ; sarasvatī is also named as a śakti , both of viṣṇu and rudra: according to the vāyu-purāa the female nature of rudra became twofold , one half asita or white , and the other sita or black , each of these again becoming manifold , those of the white or mild nature included lak , sarasvatī , gaurī , umā &c ; those of the dark and fierce nature , durgā , kālī &c ) Ka1v. Katha1s. Pur. (cf. RTL. 181 &c MWB. 216)

śākta sect either actually or symbolically) RTL. 140

nyāya as padasya padā*rthe sambandha i.e. " the relation of a word to the thing designated ") Bha1sha1p. Sa1h.

Gram.) case-power , the idea conveyed by a case (= kāraka) Pa1n2. 2-3 , 7 Sch.

Up. Pan5car.

Ka1vya7d.

RV.

RV. &c (also śaktī g. bahv-ādi)

MW.

» ratha-ś°)
1044,3] [L=210928]
partic. configuration of stars and planets (when the latter are situated in the 7th , 8th , 9th , and 10th astrological house) , VarBr2S.
śaktí [L=210929]
N. of a muni or sage (the eldest of vasiṣṭha's hundred sons ; accord. to VP. he was father of parāśara , and was devoured by king kalmāa-pāda , when changed to a man-eating rākasa , in consequence of a curse pronounced upon him by the sage ; he is represented as having overcome viśvāmitra at the sacrifice of king saudāsa ; he is regarded as the author of RV. vii , 32 , 26 ; ix , 97 , 19-21 ; 108 , 3 ; 14-16 ; śakti is also identified with one of the vyāsas , and with avalokite*śvara , and has elsewhere the patr. jātūkara and kti) Pravar. MBh. &c
(H2) śákti
[L=210903]effectiveness or efficacy (of a remedy)
[L=210904]regal power (consisting of three parts ,
[L=210905]the energy or active power of a deity personified as his wife and worshipped by the
[L=210906]the female organ (as worshipped by the
[L=210907]the power or signification of a word (defined in the
[L=210908](in
[L=210909]the power or force or most effective word of a sacred text or magic formula
[L=210910]the creative power or imagination (of a poet)
[L=210911]help , aid , assistance , gift , bestowal
[L=210912]a spear , lance , pike , dart
[L=210913]a sword
[L=210914](prob.) a flag-staff (
[p= a
(H2B) m.
 saskāra
sa-skāra [p= 1120,2] [L=227017]
(ifc. f(ā).) putting together , forming well , making perfect , accomplishment , embellishment adornment , purification , cleansing , making ready , preparation , dressing (of food) , refining (of metals) , polishing (of gems) , rearing (of animals or plants) Gr2S3rS. MBh. Ka1v. , &c

Hariv.

R. Ragh.

Su1ryas. ), correct formation or use of a word Nir. Sarvad.

esp. of pronunciation or expression) MBh. R. &c

Mn. MBh. &c
1120,3] [L=227023]
Mn. ii , 27 , viz. 1. garbhā*dhāna , 2. pu-savana , 3. sīmanto*nnayana , 4. jāta-karman , 5. nāmakarman , 6. nikramaa , 7. anna-prā*śana , 8. ā-karman , 9. upanayana , 10. keśā*nta , 11. samāvartana , 12. vivāha , qq. vv. ; accord. to Gaut. viii , 8 &c there are 40 saskāras) Gr2S. Mn. MBh. &c ( IW. 188 ; 192 &c RTL. 353)

i.e. cremation) R.

W.

vaiśeikas , including bhāvanā , " the faculty of reproductive imagination ") Kan2. Sarvad. ( IW. 69)

pl. , with Buddhists) a mental conformation or creation of the mind (such as that of the external world , regarded by it as real , though actually non-existent , and forming the second link in the twelvefold chain of causation or the fourth of the 5 skandhas) Dharmas. 22 ; 42

MW.
(H2) m.
[L=227018]cleansing the body , toilet , attire
[L=227019]forming the mind , training , education
[L=227020]correction (also in an astronomical sense
[L=227021]correctness , purity (
[L=227022]making sacred , hallowing , consecration
[p= a sacred or sanctifying ceremony , one which purifies from the taint of sin contracted in the , womb and leading to regeneration (12 such ceremonies are enjoined on the first three or twice-born classes in
[L=227024]the ceremony performed on a dead body (
[L=227025]any purificatory ceremony
[L=227026]the faculty of memory , mental impression or recollection , impression on the mind of acts done in a former state of existence (one of the 24 qualities of the
[L=227027](
[L=227028]a polishing stone
 sambhāvana
sam-bhāvana [p= 1178,2] [L=236870]
» p.1179.
sam-bhāvana [p= 1179,1] [L=236954]
(fr. Caus.) having a high opinion of (comp.) BhP.

rhet. figure , described by some as the use of the verb in the Imperative or Potential mood ; acc. with √ bhaj , " to be supposed " ; °no*jjhita mfn. " rejected as an assumption " , " doubted ") Pa1n2. Ka1v. Sarvad. Kpr. Va1s. Sch.
(H1) &c
(H2) mfn.
[L=236959]imagination , supposition , assumption (also as a
 sākalpika
kalpika [p= 1198,3] [L=241195]
(ī)n. (fr. a sakalpa) based on or produced by the will or imagination Kap. S3am2k.
(H1) mf
 adhyāśaya
adhy-āśaya [p= 1310,3] [L=304260]
inclination, disposition, Lalit.

Bcar. i, 9

Divya7v.
(H2) m.
[L=304260.1]an imagination,
[L=304260.2]purpose,