What does BHAVANA stand for?
What does BHAVANA mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: BHAVANA.
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What does BHAVANA mean?
- Bhāvanā literally means "development" or "cultivating" or "producing" in the sense of "calling into existence." It is an important concept in Buddhist praxis. The word bhavana normally appears in conjunction with another word forming a compound phrase such as citta-bhavana or metta-bhavana. When used on its own bhavana signifies 'spiritual cultivation' generally.