Asaktacitta, aka: Āsaktacitta, Asakta-citta; 1 Definition(s)

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Āsaktacitta (आसक्तचित्त).—a. having the mind fixed on any object.

Āsaktacitta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āsakta and citta (चित्त). See also (synonyms): āsaktacetas, āsaktamanas.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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