Posted: 21.03.2007
Updated on: 16.01.2012


Bhaav, Bhaava, Bhāva, भाव

Status of being, a subjective becoming, states of mind

State of the soul

There are 3 typs of bhava:

  1. a form of the jeeva according to Umasvati's view - Bhava Jivasya Satattvam
  2. a state of the soul resulting from realization (audayika), which results from karma
  3. its natural course is known as parinamik bhava.

Top to bottom view:

According the astrology, the planets exercise their influence. However, they do not influence us directly but the radiation emanating from them influences our bhavas.


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