Utsarpiṇī

Posted: 07.09.2016

A macro time-unit equivalent to innumerable years, which is equivalent to 10 koṭi-koṭi (= 1014)

Addhā Sāgaropamas;

the ascending half of the Kāla-cakra (time-cycle), during which, the biological factors like life­span, structure of body etc. of the humans and sub-humans living in the Samayakṣetra undergo a gradual evolution.

'egā ussappiṇī'...utsarpati- utsarppati-varddhate' rakāpekṣayā utsarppati vā bhāvānāyuṣkādīn varddhayatīti utsarpiṇī.

(Sthā 1.134 Vṛ Pa 25)

dasa sāgarovama koḍākodī kālo ussappiṇī.

(Bhaga 6.134)

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