Five Hindrances, Panca Nivaranani: 2 definitions
Five Hindrances 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
the 5: nīvarana.
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
In Buddhism, the five hindrances (Pali: panca nivaranani) are negative mental states that impede success with meditation (jhana) and lead away from enlightenment. These states are:
- Sensual desire (kamacchanda): Craving for pleasure to the senses.
- Anger or ill will (byapada, vyapada): Feelings of malice directed toward others.
- Sloth torpor or boredom (thina middha): Half hearted action with little or no concentration.
- Restlessness worry (uddhacca kukkucca): The inability to calm the mind.
- Doubt (vicikiccha): Lack of conviction or trust.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Panca.
Search found 31 books and stories containing Five Hindrances, Panca Nivaranani; (plurals include: Five Hindranceses, Panca Nivarananis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
The Abandoning of the Hindrances < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
Rapture (pīti) < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
5. Generosity and the virtue of meditation < [Part 14 - Generosity and the other virtues]
Part 9 - Why is the Buddha called Puruṣadamyasārathi (puruṣa-damya-sārathi) < [Chapter IV - Explanation of the Word Bhagavat]
Mahāsudassana-suttanta < [Part 14 - Generosity and the other virtues]
Anapana Sati (by Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma)
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
(d) Practical Methods Of Mental Cultivation < [Chapter III - What Is Suttanta Pitaka?]
(c) Pathika Vagga Pali < [Chapter IV - Suttanta Pitaka]
(a) Sllakkhandha Vagga Pali < [Chapter IV - Suttanta Pitaka]
Buddha, the Word (by Nyanatiloka Mahathera)
Part 6 - 8th Step - The Trance < [Part 3 - Development of the Eightfold Path]
Part 5 - Absence Of The Five Hindrances < [Part 3 - Development of the Eightfold Path]
Part 7 - Seventh Step < [Part 2 - The Eightfold Path]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 10 - The Buddha’s Sojourn at Nāḷanda and the mango grove of Pāvārika < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Biography (28): Kumāra Kassapa Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Part 9 - Greatness of the Pāramīs < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]