Kammannata, Kammaññatā: 5 definitions
Kammannata 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)
Part of the Sobhana Cetasikas. Fourth set is kammannata. They are cittakammannata and kayakammannata. Cittakammannata is adaptability or wieldiness of citta and kayakammannata is for cetasikas. They arise together and work together in the same citta with the same arammana. They help citta and cetasikas to agree with other cetasikas and adapt to all.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'adaptability', i.e. of
corporeality (rūpassa; s. khandha, Summary I),
mental factors (kāya), and of
consciousness (citta); cf. Tab. II.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
kammaññatā : (f.) readiness; workableness; fitness.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kammaññatā, (f.) (abstr. fr. prec. ) workableness, adaptability, readiness, appl. to the wood of the sandal tree (in simile) A. I, 9; said of kāya and citta in connection with kammaññattaṃ k°bhāvo k°mudutā: Dhs. 46, 47=326=641=730; cp. Dhs. 585; similar Bdhd 16, 20, 71; DhsA. 136, 151 (=kammasādutā) a° unworkableness, inertness, unwieldiness, sluggishness Miln. 300; Nett 86, 108, cp. Dhs. 1156, 1236; DhsA. 255; explained as cittagelaññaṃ DhsA. 377; as cetaso līnattaṃ Vbh. 373. (Page 194)
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Citta Kammannata, Kayakammannata.
Full-text: Kayamuduta, Adaptability, Kayakammannata, Sobhana Cetasikas, Kamyata, Rupa, Kamma.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Kammannata, Kammaññatā; (plurals include: Kammannatas, Kammaññatās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Section One < [Division I - Cittuppada Kanda]
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Appendix 8 - Appendix To Chapter 31 < [Appendix And Glossary]
Chapter 31 - Six Pairs Of Beautiful Cetasikas < [Part IV - Beautiful Cetasikas]
The Vipassana Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Appendix II - Cetasika < [Book III]
Chapter 3 - Five Groups or Aggregates < [Part 1 - Abhidhamma]
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
Chapter 17 - Kamma paccayo (or kamma condition)
Chapter 2 - Cetasikas (or mental factors)
Chapter 6 - Ārammana paccayo (or object condition)
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)