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Re: Pali word association game

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:38 am

avijja: ignorance

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If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:41 am

Metta (lovingkindness)
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:44 am

karuna (compassion)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:01 am

mettacittaŋ bhāveti: to nourish the heart with loving thought
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.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:58 am

Ahara (food)
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Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:57 am

Paccaya: resting on, falling back on, foundation; cause, motive etc
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.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:45 pm

Sampayutta (association)

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Postby Jechbi » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:05 am

Samyutta (yoked together)
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 Ben » Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:56 am

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.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:12 pm

Ben wrote:Chiggala: the hole, keyhole


(Excellent Sutta, by the way.)

Samsara (perpetual wandering, rebirth)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Prasadachitta » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:55 pm

nibbana


Liberation; literally, the "unbinding" of the mind from the mental effluents (see asava), defilements (see kilesa), and the round of rebirth (see vatta), and from all that can be described or defined. As this term also denotes the extinguishing of a fire, it carries the connotations of stilling, cooling, and peace. (According to the physics taught at the time of the Buddha, a burning fire seizes or adheres to its fuel; when extinguished, it is unbound.) "Total nibbana" in some contexts denotes the experience of Awakening; in others, the final passing away of an arahant.
"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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Postby Jechbi » Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:42 pm

dukkha (suffering)
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:25 pm

magga (path, the path leading to the end of dukkha, atthangika-magga, the 8-fold path)

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Postby Jechbi » Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:45 pm

phala (fruit)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:24 am

Sāḷava: a certain dish, perhaps a kind of salad

Phala-salava, Asecanaka!* Asecanaka!
(Fruit salad, yummy! yummy!)

*Asecanaka: delicious

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.

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Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:43 am

madhupindika (a barley meal and honey ball dish, the food the Buddha ate just after enlightenment)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Sat Oct 10, 2009 3:07 am

David,
No disrespect to the Buddha intended, but the dish above look like a plate of:
Aṇḍa : testicles!
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.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Oct 10, 2009 4:05 am

Ben wrote:David,
No disrespect to the Buddha intended, but the dish above look like a plate of:
Aṇḍa : testicles!


Hi Ben,

:shock: :lol:

antaguṇaṃ (small intestine; from the 32 parts of the body reflection)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Sat Oct 10, 2009 5:34 am

yathābhūta (as it really is)
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:07 pm

maṃsaṃ (flesh)


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