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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:14 pm

Anguttara Nikaya

Numerical Discourses

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Ānāpāna-sati

Awareness or mindfulness on & by in-and-out-breathing, is one of the most important trainings for reaching mental concentration and the 4 absorptions jhāna. In the Satipatthāna Sutta M. 10, D. 22 and elsewhere, 4 methods of practice are given, which may also serve as basis for insight meditation. The speech on Awareness by Breathing' Ānāpānasati Sutta, M. 118 and other texts have 16 methods of practice, which divide into 4 groups of four. The first three apply to both calm samatha and insight-meditation, while the fourth refers to pure insight praxis only. With attentive mind he breathes in, with attentive mind he breathes out.

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Ānantarika-kamma

the 5 heinous 'actions with immediate destiny' are:

1. Killing father,
2. killing mother,
3. killing an Arahat,
4. wounding a Buddha so he bleeds,
5. creating schism in the Bhikkhu-Sangha.

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Anantara-paccaya

Proximity, is one of the 24 conditional relations (paccaya).

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:30 pm

Anaññātañ-ñassāmīt-indriya

is one of the 3 supra-mundane mental abilities

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Anabhirati-saññā:

Disgust with the entire world

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Āloka-saññā

Perception of light

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Āloka-kasina

Light-kasina-meditation on bright light or the white color

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Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:27 pm

Akusala-vitakka

Disadvantageous thoughts as defined under akusala In M. 20, five methods of overcoming them are given: by changing the object, thinking of the evil results, paying no attention to them, analyzing them, suppressing them.

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Akusala-sādhārana-cetasika

Universal, general or primary disadvantageous mental properties associated with all disadvantageous intentions: These are four; 1: Lack of moral shame ahirika, 2: Lack of fear of wrongdoing anottappa, 3: Restlessness uddhacca, 4: Confusion moha. The corresponding opposite term designating advantageous (beautiful) mental property is sobhana-sādhārana-cetasika.

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Akuppa-dhamma

The unshakeable state; is that of one who has attained full mastery over the absorptions jhāna. In Pug. 4 it is said: What person is unshakable? If a person gains the meditative attainments of the fine-material and formless sphere rūpāvacara-arūpāvacara; and he gains them at his wish, without any problem or strain with free choice of place, object and duration, and enters them and emerges from them effortlessly, then it is impossible that in such a person the attainments may become shaken through negligence. This person is unshakeable.

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Akuppā-ceto-vimutti

Unshakeable release of mind.

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:52 pm

Akiriya-ditthi

The false view or opinion of the inefficacy of action: That neither moral good nor moral evil action have any delayed consequences for anyone. This wrong view was taught by Pūrana-Kassapa

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

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Ākiñcañña-ceto-vimutti

Possessionless or desireless mental release. The mental liberation coming from relinquishment of all acquisitions. The end stage of realizing Dukkha

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:05 pm

Ājīva-pārisuddhi-sīla

'morality consisting in purification of livelihood', is one of the 4 kinds of perfect morality.

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Ahosi-kamma

'ineffective kamma'

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:51 pm

Ahirika-anottappa

'lack of moral shame and fear of wongdoing', are two of the 4 disadvantageous factors associated with all kammically disadvantageous states of consciousness, the two others being restlessness uddhacca and confusion moha.

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Ahetuka-ditthi

View or opinion of uncausedness or randomness of existence & phenomena.

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:53 pm

Āhāre-patikkūla-saññā

'reflection on the disgusting aspects of food', fully described in Vis.M XI, l.

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Re: Pali formulas and sentences

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Āhāra-samutthāna-rūpa

'Food-produced materiality'


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