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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:20 am

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:32 am

Sampajañña: clear comprehension
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Re: Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:49 am

Atapi: ardent
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:02 pm

Chandha (zeal, zealous, wholesome desire or intention, will)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Wed Oct 14, 2009 3:54 pm

tanha (desire, craving)
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:36 pm

dukkha (suffering)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:53 am

Sukha (pleasure)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:59 am

Jechbi wrote:Sukha (pleasure)


paramasantosa (rapture)

Who says Buddhism is pessimistic? :tongue:
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Jechbi » Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:16 am

santussako (satisfied with little, contented)
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Re: Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 15, 2009 8:17 pm

Añjati:to stretch, pull along, draw out, erect
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Re: Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:05 pm

katakaraṇīya one who has done all that could be done, one who is in the state of perfection (an Arahant)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:35 pm

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby BlackBird » Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:55 am

Appicchatā: Contentedness with little.

(What a beautiful language Pali is.)
"And so, because this Teaching is so different from what Westerners are accustomed to, they will try to adapt the Teaching to their own framework. What they need to learn to do is not to adapt the Teaching to their own point of view but to adapt their own point of view to the Teaching. This is called saddhá, or faith, and it means giving oneself to the Teaching even if the Teaching is contrary to one’s own preconceived notions of the way things are."- Ven Bodhesako

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 18, 2009 2:29 am

nekkhamma (renunciation)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Sun Oct 18, 2009 2:35 am

Nikkamati: to go out, to go forth; in fig. meaning: to leave behind lust, evil & the world, to get rid of "kāma" (craving), to show right exertion & strength
"Only those who take to meditation with good intentions can be assured of success. With the development of the purity and the power of the mind backed by the insight into the ultimate truth of nature, one might be able to do a lot of things in the right direction for the benefit of mankind."

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Re: Pali word association game

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pahāna (overcoming, abandoning)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:19 am

Pariñña: knowing, recognising, understanding
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