Dhrauvya

Posted: 21.02.2018

Persistence- One member of the Tripadī (the triplet of origination, cessation and persistence); the term which connotes the permanence of the real substance and which becomes the object of the Darśana (intuition-apprehension of generic attribute).

...atiādipāriṇāmikasvabhāvena vyayodayābhāvād dhruvati sthiribhavatīti dhruvaḥ. dhriwasya bhāvaḥ karma vā dhrauvyam. yathā mṛtpiṇḍaghaṭādyavasthāsu mṛdādyanvayaḥ.

(Sasi 5.30)

dhruvatīti dhruvaṃ-sās'vataṃ tadbhāvo dhrauvyaṃ-sthiratā....dravyāstikasya dhrauvyamattvayī sāmānyaṃśaḥ.

(TaBhā 5.29 Vṛ)

dhrauvyasya grāhakaṃ darśanam...

(Jaisidī 2.6 Vṛ)

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