Cetanopeksha, aka: Cetanopekṣā, Cetana-upeksha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Cetanopekṣā can be transliterated into English as Cetanopeksa or Cetanopeksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chetanopeksha.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Cetanopekṣā (चेतनोपेक्षा) refers to “intention and equanimity” and represents one of the “eight practices for the abandoning of conditions” (saṃskāra) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 119). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., cetana-upekṣā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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