Grasping; 1 Definition(s)
Grasping 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)
cf. parāmāsa, upādāna.(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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Search found 161 books and stories containing Grasping. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chapter XII - The Group On Grasping < [Part I]
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Chapter V - The Category Of Form Under A Fivefold Aspect < [Book II - Form]
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 221 / Stanza 8 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 106 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 51 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
The Four Noble Truths (by Ajahn Sumedho)
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