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Abhisankhāra, aka: Abhisaṅkhāra; 3 Definition(s)

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Abhisaṅkhāra,(abhi + saṅkhāra) 1. putting forth,performance,doing,working,practice:only in two combns.,viz. (a) gamiya° (or gamika°) a heathenish practice Vin.I,233; A.IV,180,& (b) iddha° (= iddḥi°) working of supernormal powers Vin.I,16; D.I,106; S.III,92; IV,289; V,270; Sn.p. 107; PvA.56,172,212. -- 2. preparation,store,accumulation (of kamma,merit or demerit),substratum,state (see for detail saṅkhāra) S.III,58 (an°); Nd1 334,442; Nd2 s. v.; Vbh.135 (puñña° etc.),340; DhsA.357 (°viññāna “storing intellect” Dhs.trsl. 262). (Page 70)

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abhisaṅkhāra : (m.) accumulation; preparation.

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identical with the 2nd link of the paticca-samuppāda, sankhāra (under I, 1) or karma-formations.

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