Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Fri Oct 30, 2009 10:13 pm

appamāda - diligence, carefulness

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Oct 30, 2009 10:39 pm

hatthī (elephant)

Just as all the footprints of living beings are surpassed by the footprint of the elephant, and the footprint of the elephant is considered as the mightiest amongst them, just so have all the meritorious qualities alertness as their foundation, and alertness (appamāda) is considered as the mightiest of these qualities A. X, 15.

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Postby vitellius » Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:18 pm

yanta- mechanism, instrument

yantahatthi - mechanical elephant!

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:01 am

vīṇā (lute)

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vādita - (instrumental) music

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Nov 01, 2009 1:59 pm

majjhima-magga (middle way; "strings not to tight and not too loose")

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Postby vitellius » Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:44 pm

gāma - village

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Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:25 pm

arañña (forest)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:26 pm

tapo - ascetic practice (particularly non-buddhist)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:35 pm

pamsukulik (rag-wearer)

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nesajjika - sitting and not lying down

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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:43 pm

susanik (charnel ground dweller)

Halloween just passed, but I think I'll pass for now on this type of practice.

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Postby vitellius » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:59 pm

chava - dead body, corpse

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Nov 05, 2009 7:51 pm

maranānussati (mindfulness of death)

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Postby vitellius » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:25 pm

aṭṭhi - bone

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:48 pm

lomā (body hair)

I guess I had this post on my mind when writing that:
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:31 pm

hattha - hand

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:34 pm

nakhā (nails)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:06 am

danta - tooth (dents!)

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udariyaṃ (stomach/undigested food)


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