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Vivarta (plural Vivartas)
- (philosophy, Indian mysticism) A turning or whirling.
- (philosophy, Indian mysticism) The cyclonic process of manifestation by which the one becomes the many. It is an essentially Vedantic concept of cosmogonic as well as psychologico-philosophical implications.
- Myth, symbol, and language: a modern perspective with reference to India..., by Ānanda, 1998, page 134