Viriya, 10 Definition(s)
AKA: Viriya Energy
A pleasaunce in Vebhara where Siddhattha Buddha was born. BuA. p. 185.
One of the Pakinnaka cetasikas. Viriya is effort. Viriya helps citta not to withdraw from the object and it exert an effort to take the object. In the presence of viriya all other cetasikas and citta work energetically with full effort.
'energy', lit. 'virility', 'manliness' or 'heroism' (from vīra, man, hero; Lat. vir; cf. virtus),
is one of the 5 spiritual faculties and powers (s. bala),
one of the 7 factors of enlightenment (s. bojjhanga) and
identical with right effort of the 8-fold Path (s. magga).
For further explanations, s. padhāna.
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