Pannatti vinnatti

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Pannatti vinnatti

Postby rowyourboat » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:02 pm

Hello,

Does anyone know what Pannatti and vinnatti refer to?

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Re: Pannatti vinnatti

Postby Akuma » Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:46 am

Vinnatti is Vijnapti in Sanskrit and means information or intimation - its described as a subtle rupa thet gets produced when the mind of a sentient being influences the body in context of a intentional movement. The movement then "informs" another being of the intention.
I was first surprised to see its used in Theravada too, as i always knew it only as a typical Sarvastivada concept.
Nina von Gorkom deals with this a bit in Chapter 6 of her text on Rupas.
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Re: Pannatti vinnatti

Postby rowyourboat » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:13 pm

Thanks Akuma. A curious entity- sounds commentarial.
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