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Mental Factors, 1 Definition(s)

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mental: s. cetasika. - F. of absorption, s. jhāna - F. of enlightenment, s. bojjhanga.

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Cetasika
Cetasika, (adj.) belonging to ceto, mental (opp. kāyika physical). Kāyikaṃ sukhaṃ › cetasikaṃ s...
Saṅkhāra
Saṅkhāra, (fr. saṃ+kṛ, not Vedic, but as saṃskāra Epic & Class. Sk. meaning “preparation” and “...
Seven Factors of Enlightenment
The factors of enlightenment are: mindfulness (sati), investigation of the Dha...
Khandha
Khandha, (Sk. skandha) — I. Crude meaning: bulk, massiveness (gross) substance. A. esp. used (a...
Paccaya
Paccaya, (fr. paṭi+i, cp. Ved. pratyaya & P. pacceti, paṭicca) lit. resting on, falling back on...
Seven Inseparable Mental Factors
the 7 i. m. f. in all consciousness: s. cetanā, phassa, nāma.
Jhāna
1) Jhāna, 2 (nt.) (from jhāyati2) conflagration, fire D. III, 94; J. I, 347. (Page 286)2) Jhān...
Nāma
Nāma, (nt.) (Vedic nāman, cp. Gr. o)/noma (a)n-w/numos without name); Lat. nomen; Goth. namō;...
Bhavana
1) Bhavana (भवन) is a Sanskrit technical term referring to a “temple”, and in a ...
Mental Bondages
mental: cetaso vinibandha.
Mental Image
mental: s. nimitta, samādhi, kasina. -- or -- s. nimitta, kasina, samādhi. -- or -- s. nimitta,...
Sensorial Impression
sensorial or mental: phassa.
Mental Formation
sankhāra. s. Tab. II.
Mental Function
citta-sankhāra; s. sankhāra (2).
Mental Action
mano-kamma; s. karma.

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