What are ten Mara (Dasa Mara)?

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SarathW
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What are ten Mara (Dasa Mara)?

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What is ten Mara?
Can you provide a source reference?
Especially I like to know the meaning of "Arati" and "Makubhawa"

This question is based on the following video. (In the Sinhalese language)
I tried to list the ten Mara as follows. But I am looking for a reference.

1) Kama (sensual pleasures)
2) Arathi
3)Hunger and thurst
4Pariyesana (Experimentation)
5)Thina Middha (sloth)
6)Fear
7)Vicikicca (doubt)
8)Makubhawa (Arogance?)
9)Labhasatkara (honours)
10) Mana
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There's " The 10 Armies of Mara"

1. Sensual pleasures

2. Discontent

3. Hunger and thirst

4. Craving

5. Sloth and torpor

6. Fear

7. Doubt

8. Conceit and ingratitude

9. Gain, renown, and honor, falsely received

10. Self-exaltation and disparaging others

(from Sutta Nipata 3.2)

https://dhammawiki.com/index.php/10_armies_of_Mara




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Thanks Aloka.
Now we should examine in detail the meaning of Arati and Makubawa.
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SarathW wrote: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:42 pm Makubawa.
This forum is in the English language and I assume uses standard Romanised Pali. When are you going to stop posting Romanised versions of Sri Lankan words? There is no Makubawa in the Pali suttas.
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Hi DD
I just posted the information in my hand.
If you know the Pali equivalent please post it.
I would have posted this thread without giving you any hints If I wanted.
I am trying my best to get the best answer. :D
Perhaps this comes under 10 Mara.
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SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:05 am If you know the Pali equivalent please post it.
Sorry but no. I will not post it. You made a post recently where you did not even spell "dhamma" correctly, three times. It is part of the practice of sila to not cause trouble for others.
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DooDoot wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:14 am
SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:05 am If you know the Pali equivalent please post it.
Sorry but no. I will not post it.
Why?
Do you keep "Guru Mushti' (fist hand?)?

:tongue:
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SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:16 am Do you keep "Guru Mushti' (fist hand?)?
Sorry but I think you are being lazy. :pig:
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I never said that I have developed Iddhipada like you.
Energy (viriya, S. vīrya)
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Makubhawa (Arogance?)
Perhaps this is the overestimation of your attainments.
Thinking that you are Sotapanna etc.
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SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:57 am
Makubhawa (Arogance?)
Perhaps this is the overestimation of your attainments.
Thinking that you are Sotapanna etc.

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Sorry, keep you awake Aloka.
I believe this is a very important topic.
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SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:30 am I never said that I have developed Iddhipada like you.
Energy (viriya, S. vīrya)
:D
Mudita is wholesome. :bow: :thumbsup:
Aloka wrote: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:32 pmfrom Sutta Nipata 3.2
Thank you Dhamma Sister Aloka. If you are interested, the Pali is below:

1. Sensual pleasures - kāma

2. Discontent - arati

3. Hunger and thirst - khuppipāsā

4. Craving - taṇhā

5. Sloth and torpor - thinamiddha

6. Fear - bhīru

7. Doubt - vicikicchā

8. Conceit and ingratitude - makkha+thambha

9. Gain, renown, and honor, falsely received - lābho siloko sakkāro, micchāladdho ca yo yaso

10. Self-exaltation and disparaging others - samukkaṃse para ca avajānati

(from Sutta Nipata 3.2) https://suttacentral.net/snp3.2/pli/ms :smile:

SarathW wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:57 am
Makubhawa (Arogance?)
Perhaps this is the overestimation of your attainments.
Thinking that you are Sotapanna etc.
makkha+thambha
makkha
masculine
depreciation of another's [such as Sotapanna's] worth. :shock:

makkha2
anger rage :o
thambha
masculine

hardness, rigidity; arrogance [such as Sinhalese Nationalism] :mrgreen: .
There is always an official executioner. If you try to take his place, It is like trying to be a master carpenter and cutting wood. If you try to cut wood like a master carpenter, you will only hurt your hand.

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DooDoot wrote: Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:34 am
Thank you Dhamma Sister Aloka. If you are interested, the Pali is below:

1. Sensual pleasures - kāma

2. Discontent - arati

3. Hunger and thirst - khuppipāsā

4. Craving - taṇhā

5. Sloth and torpor - thinamiddha

6. Fear - bhīru

7. Doubt - vicikicchā

8. Conceit and ingratitude - makkha+thambha

9. Gain, renown, and honor, falsely received - lābho siloko sakkāro, micchāladdho ca yo yaso

10. Self-exaltation and disparaging others - samukkaṃse para ca avajānati

(from Sutta Nipata 3.2) https://suttacentral.net/snp3.2/pli/ms :smile:

Thank you, DD. :twothumbsup:


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Thank you Dhamma Sister Aloka. If you are interested, the Pali is below:
Thank you, brother DD.
Don't let the Mara getting to you.

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