Apo-dhatu, Āpo-dhātu: 2 definitions
Apo-dhatu means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'water-element'; s. dhātu.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
Water (or liquid) element (āpo-dhātu): Internal water elements include
- nasal mucus,
- urine, etc.
Also see: Mahābhūta;
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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Part 1 - The Four Fundamental Elements < [Chapter 10 - Rupa (matter)]
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 2 - Mindfulness Of The Four Elements < [Chapter 2 - Preliminary Instructions For Meditators]
Part 4 - Sitting Meditation < [Appendix One]
Part 1 - Balancing The Mental Faculties < [Chapter 6 - Nine Ways To Sharpen The Mental Faculties]
Vipassana Meditation Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 3 - The Six Elements Explained < [Chapter 3 - Systematic Practice]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Chapter 7 - Vipassana Meditation < [Part 2 - Meditation]
Chapter 3 - Five Groups or Aggregates < [Part 1 - Abhidhamma]
The Buddhist Teaching on Physical Phenomena (by Nina van Gorkom)