Domanassa: 5 definitions
Domanassa 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: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
Domanassa means unpleasant feeling in mind.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
lit. 'sad-mindedness', grief,
i.e. mentally painful feeling (cetasika-vedanā), is one of the 5 feelings (vedanā, q.v.) and one of the 22 faculties (indriya, q.v.).
According to the Abhidhamma, grief is always associated with antipathy and grudge, and therefore karmically unwholesome (akusala, q.v.) Cf. Tab. I. 30, 31.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Domanassa (“grief”). - Indulging in g. s. manopavicāra.
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
domanassa : (nt.) displeasure; melancholy; grief.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Domanassa, (nt.) (Sk. daurmanasya, duḥ+manas) distress, dejectedness, melancholy, grief. As mental pain (cetasikaṃ asātaṃ cet. dukkhaṃ S.V, 209=Nd2 312; cp. D.II, 306; Nett 12) opp. to dukkha physical pain: see dukkha B III, 1 a). A synonym of domanassaṃ is appaccaya (q. v.). For definition of the term see Vism.461, 504. The frequent combination dukkha-domanassa refers to an unpleasant state of mind & body (see dukkha B III, 1 b; e.g. S.IV, 198; V, 141; M.II, 64; A.I, 157; It.89 etc.), the contrary of somanassaṃ with which dom° is combined to denote “happiness & unhappiness, ” joy & dejection, e.g. D.III, 270; M.II, 16; A.I, 163; Sn.67 (see somanassa).—Vin.I, 34; D.II, 278, 306; S.IV, 104, 188; V, 349, 451; M.I, 48, 65, 313, 340; II, 51; III, 218; A.I, 39 (abhijjhā° covetousness & dejection, see abhijjhā); II, 5, 149 sq.; III, 99, 207; V, 216 sq.; Sn.592, 1106; Pug.20, 59; Nett 12, 29 (citta-sampīḷanaṃ d.) 53, Dhs.413, 421, 1389; Vbh.15, 54, 71, 138 sq.; Dh.I, 121.
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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Ends with: Vidomanassa.
Full-text: Vidomanassa, Cittasampilana, Domanassapatta, Domanassupavicara, Domanassindriya, Vedana, Dosa Mula Citta, Gehasita, Annathatta, Somanassa, Abhijjha, Manopavicara, Indriya, Sakkapanha-sutta, Patta, Dukkha, Paccaya.
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The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 2 - Vedana (feeling, sensation) < [Chapter 4 - Cetasikas Associated With Both Good And Bad Cittas (mind)]
Factor 8 - Dosa (hatred) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Factor 9 - Karuna (pitta, compassion) < [Chapter 3 - On kusala cetasikas (wholesome mental factors)]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Diagrams < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Summary of Feeling < [Chapter III - Miscellaneous Section]
The Procedure of Retention < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Three Psycho-physical Elements < [Part I - The Manual Of The Four Noble Truths]
Part II - The Burden of Dukkha in the Deva World < [The Exposition Of Four Characteristics]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Sakka’s Question (6-8): On the Practice of Meditation < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Part 7 - The Great Homage paid by the Devas and Brahmās < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
The Story of Bhikkhu-elder Mahāsīva < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)