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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:05 pm

tippa sharp; piercing; acute.
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:14 pm

adhitthāna (determination, resolution, resolve)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:43 am

khanti (patience)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:48 pm

nekkhamma (renunciation)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:19 pm


hambho
a particle used in addressing equals.
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby BlackBird » Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:32 am

Upekkha - Equanimity
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:27 am

Upekkhaka: disinterested, resigned, stoical
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:47 pm

upatthana (alertness)
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
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Lest it be soddened by the rain.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:22 am

jhana (mental absorption)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:45 am

Sannavedayitanirodha (cessation of perception and feeling)
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Lest it be soddened by the rain.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 25, 2009 3:24 am

Jechbi wrote:Sannavedayitanirodha


That's a mouthful! :tongue:

rūpajhānas (form jhanas, i.e., first four jhanas)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:45 pm

TheDhamma wrote:rūpajhānas


ārammaṇa - foundation, meditation object

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:20 pm

kasiṇa (object of meditation)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Prasadachitta » Sun Oct 25, 2009 11:47 pm

nimitta:
Mental sign, image, or vision that may arise in meditation
"Beautifully taught is the Lord's Dhamma, immediately apparent, timeless, of the nature of a personal invitation, progressive, to be attained by the wise, each for himself." Anguttara Nikaya V.332
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:24 am

arūpajhānas (formless jhanas; more accurately formless realms, but often listed right after the four jhanas, so sometimes referred to as the fifth through eighth jhanas)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Prasadachitta » Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:24 am

brahma-vihara :
The four "sublime" or "divine" abodes that are attained through the development of boundless metta (goodwill), karuna (compassion), mudita (appreciative joy), and upekkha (equanimity).
"Beautifully taught is the Lord's Dhamma, immediately apparent, timeless, of the nature of a personal invitation, progressive, to be attained by the wise, each for himself." Anguttara Nikaya V.332
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:38 am

upekkhā (equanimity; one of the brahma viharas, one of the paramitas, and also one of the seven factors of enlightenment; upekkhā is the only common denominator of all three)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:20 pm

sati (Awareness. Ānāpāna-sati -- awareness of respiration. Sammā-sati -- right awareness, a constituent of the Noble Eightfold Path)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:54 pm

Ājīva (livelihood; as in Samma-Ājīva, Right Livelihood)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:24 am

anagāriya (homelessness)
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