Issa, Issā: 8 definitions
Issa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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
Part of the Dosa Team.
Envy / Jealousy;
Issa is dosa related cetasika. It is jealousy and it does not want the assumed others achievement anything in terms of health or wealth or success or anything.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Issā (“Envy”).Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'envy', is a karmically unwholesome (akusala) mental factor, which is occasionally associated with hate-rooted consciousness (s. Tab. I. 30, 31). Explained in Pug. 55.Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
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: Google Books: The Fruits of True Monkhood
Issā (“jealousy”) in Buddhism refers to one of the sixteen upakilesa (subtle defilements).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
issa : (m.) a bear. || issā (f.), jealousy; ill-will; envy.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Issā, 2 (f.) (cp. Sk. ṛśya-mṛga) in issammiga (= issāmiga) J. V, 410, & issāmiga J. V, 431, a species of antelope, cp. J. V, 425 issāsiṅga the antlers of this antelope. (Page 123)
2) Issā, 1 (f.) (Sk. īrṣyā to Sk. irin forceful, irasyati to be angry, Lat. īra anger, Gr. *)/arhs God of war; Ags. eorsian to be angry. See also issati) jealousy, anger, envy, ill-will D. II, 277 (°macchariya); III, 44 (id.); M. I, 15; S. II, 260; A. I, 95, 105 (°mala), 299; II, 203; IV, 8 (°saññojana), 148, 349, 465; V, 42 sq. , 156, 310; Sn. 110; J. V, 90 (°âvatiṇṇa); Pv. II, 37; Vv 155; Pug. 19, 23; Vbh. 380, 391; Dhs. 1121, 1131, 1460; Vism. 470 (def.); PvA. 24, 46, 87; DhA. II, 76; Miln. 155; Sdhp. 313, 510.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Issa (इस्स) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Eṣyat.
2) Issā (इस्सा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Īrṣyā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+4): Issa Sutta, Issamanaka, Issapakata, Issapakata Itthi Vatthu, Issara, Issara Sutta, Issarajana, Issaranimmana, Issaranimmanavadi, Issaraninmana Ditthi, Issarasamana, Issarasamana-vihara, Issarasamanarama, Issariya, Issariyadhipacca, Issariyamada, Issariyata, Issasa, Issasin, Issati.
Ends with (+125): Abhavissa, Addissa, Adhigacchissa, Adissa, Agamissa, Agamissa, Ambakhadaka Mahatissa, Amissa, Anissa, Anodissa, Appatissa, Ariyagalatissa, Asubhakammika Tissa, Avissa, Badaramissa, Bahalamassu Tissa, Bhatikatissa, Bhavissa, Bhissa, Bhujissa.
Full-text (+1): Issayana, Eshyat, Irshya, Dosa Team, Macchariya, Prakrita, Issapakata, Upakilesa, Issukin, Nitthurin, Issati, Dosha, Phandana, Iriyati, Vivada, Iccha, Upakkilesa, Gahapati, Mala, Ti Lakkhana.
Search found 17 books and stories containing Issa, Issā; (plurals include: Issas, Issās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 9 - Issa (envy) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Factor 2 - Ahirika (moral shamelessness) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Immoral Consciousness < [Chapter II - Mental States]
Contents of Different Types of Consciousness < [Chapter II - Mental States]
Diagram XIV < [Chapter VII - Abhidhamma Categories]
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Sakka’s Question (1): on envy (issā) and stinginess (macchariya) < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Part 9 - Greatness of the Pāramīs < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
The Vipassana Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)