Type of termDefinition
Alternative TermsUtsarpini, Progressive half-cycle of time, Ascending half-cycle of time, Progressive half cycle of time, Ascending half cycle of time
Replaced with-
Short Description-
Long Description

The progressive or ascending half-cycle in the Jain conception of time. With the first half, the descending one – avasarpiṇī – it forms a complete cycle of time.

See also
Term Language- - All text is © JAINpedia / Institute of Jainology 2021 under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 licence The Jain universe online at

Unless images are explicitly stated as either public domain or licensed under a Creative Commons licence, all images are copyrighted. See individual images for details of copyright.