Cetokhila: 2 definitions
Cetokhila 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
'mental obduracies', are 5 things which stiffen and hinder the mind from making right exertion, namely:
doubt about the Master,
about the Doctrine,
about the (holy) Brotherhood,
about the training,
and anger against one's fellow-monks.
For details s. A.V.206, A.X.14; D.33; M.16. Cf. prec.
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).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
cetokhila : (nt.) fallowness; waste of mind.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Starts with: Cetokhila Sutta.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Cetokhila; (plurals include: Cetokhilas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Philosophy of language in the Five Nikayas (by K.T.S. Sarao)
12.2. Five Wildernesses and Five Shackles in the Heart < [Chapter 4 - Philosophy of Language in the Five Nikāyas]
2.5(c). Majjhima Nikāya (The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha) < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)