Gladness; 1 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
somanassa. - Indulging in g., s. manopavicāra.(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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Practical Advice for Meditators (by Bhikkhu Khantipalo)
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
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Heimskringla (by Snorri Sturlson)