Five Spiritual Faculties; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Five Spiritual Faculties :—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit pañcendriya defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 47).
- Faith (śraddhā),
- Concentration (samādhi),
- Energy (vīrya),
- Mindfulness (smṛti),
- Wisdom (prajñā).
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., ‘five spiritual faculties ’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Lists of auxiliaries (bodhipākṣika or bodhipakkhiya) < [Note on the Thirty-seven Auxiliaries to Enlightenment]
Bhūmi 1: the joyous ground (pramuditā) < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
Emptiness 15: Emptiness consisting of non-perception (anupalambhaśūnyatā) < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Conditions (by Nina van Gorkom)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Chapter 4 - The Three Kinds Of Full Understanding < [Part 5 - The Development Of Insight]
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)
The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra (by Charles Luk)