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Macchariya, 3 Definition(s)

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3 DEFINITION(S):

Part of the Dosa Team.

Stinginess;

Another dosa related cetasika is macchariya. It is stinginess. This cetasika makes citta not wanting the assumed ones own properties exposed to the assumed others. Issa can arise in both the poor and the rich and macchariya does the same. Rich and poor may be wealthiness, healthiness, beauty, avasa or home or place, origin or jati, mitta or friends and many other things.

Added: 08.Jun.2009 | Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
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'stinginess', avarice. "There are 5 kinds of stinginess, o monks; regarding the dwelling place, regarding families, regarding gain, regarding recognition, regarding mental things' (A.IX.49; Pug. 56).

Added: 06.Jun.2010 | Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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stinginess;

Added: 26.Feb.2011 | Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
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