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WORD MEANING
   
Badara: Gross (body).
   
Badha: Depriving of vitality
   
Badhita-visaya: Subject being hindered
   
Bahiratman: (Perceiving) The self in externals
   
Bahirvyapti: External concomitance
   
Bahu (Matijnana): Many
   
Bahu-shruta-bhakti: Devotion to Upakhyayas or teaching Saints.
   
Bahuvidha (Matijnana): Multiplied
   
Bala tapa: austerities not based upon right knowledge
   
Balabhadra: A Jaina literary type; the hero and companion of narayana
   
Balatapa: Austerities not based upon right knowledge.
   
Bandah: Bound
   
Bandha: Attracted matter had actually become a part of our body, i.e., when it has become bound to the soul as the body is already bound to it.
  Bondage
  Karmic bondage
  The matter comes and binds the soul.
   
Bandhana: Bondage; molecular bondage.
  Energy that brings about karmic influx
   
Bhagavan: Venerable
   
Bhaikshya-shuddhi: Purity of alms, according to the scriptures.
   
Bhajana: Option
   
Bhakti: Devotionalism
   
Bhanga: Infractions committed intentionally
  One of the seven-fold ways of statement
   
Bhasa: Language
   
Bhasa-samiti: Care in speaking
   
Bhasha Agrahya-Vargana: Speech-unrecievable-molecule
   
Bhasha-Vargana: Speech-molecule
   
Bhasya: Commentary
   
Bhattaraka: Venerable ones; a class of Jaina clerics
   
Bhava: Function
  Internal; states of a dravya; a synonym for paryaya
   
Bhava-jiva: Real symbol of soul
   
Bhava-puja: The internal aspect of a devotional practice
   
Bhava-samyaktva: The internal aspect of true insight
   
Bhavana: Meditation
  Meditation.
  Practice; a section of the Acaranga-sutra
   
Bhavanavasi: Those (gods) who reside in mansions
   
Bhavasruta: Real functioning knowledge
   
Bhavatmaka: Real
   
Bhavatva: Real
   
Bhavollasa: Aroused emotions
   
Bhavya: One who is capable of attaining moksa
   
Bhavyatva: Capability of attaining moksa
   
Bhaya: Fear
   
Bheda: Disjunction
   
Bheda-vivaksa: Desired difference
   
Bheda-vrtti: Attitude of difference
   
Bhedopacara: Secondary use of difference
   
Bhekta-pana: mixing up food and drink.
   
Bhiksu-pratima: Difficult asuterities recommended for a mendicant
   
Bhirutva-pratyakhyana: Giving up cowardice or fear.
   
Bhoga: Enjoyment;experience
   
Bhoga Antaraya: obstructive of Enjoyment, of non-comsumable things.
   
Bhoga-antaraya: Karma that restricts enjoyment
   
Bhoga-bhumi: Realm of enjoyment
   
Bhogopabhaga-parimanavrata: Restraint against practicing certain professions and partaking of certain foods+B832
   
Bhojana-Katha: Food
   
Bhumi: Realm
   
Bhuta-anukampa: compassion for all living beings.
   
Bhutacatustaya: Division of four matters
   
Bija: Seed
   
Bijapuraka-kataha: A seed-filled fruit, probably Aegle Marmelos, used for medicinal purposes
   
Bodhi: Enlightnenment
   
Bodhi durlabha anupreksha: Rarity of Right path. It is difficult to attain right-belief, knowledge and conduct.
   
Bodhi-durlabha: The rarity of enlightenment
   
Bodhisattva: One who follows the career of a Buddha
   
Bodiya: Naked
   
Brahma-charya: Celibacy.
   
Brahmacari: Celibate; one who has reached the seventh pratima
   
Brahmacarya-pratima: The seventh pratima, in which absolute continence is observed
   
Brahman: The unitary Absolute postualted by the Vedanta school
   
Brahmana (Brahman): A member of the priestly caste
   
Brahmavrata: Refraining from all illicit sexual activities