Muduta, Mudutā: 5 definitions
Muduta 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)Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
Part of the Sobhana Cetasikas. Third set is muduta. They are cittamuduta and kayamuduta. Muduta is pliancy or tenderness. Cittamuduta is tenderness of citta and kayamuduta is pliancy of cetasikas. They arise at the same time with the same citta and they work together.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
(rūpa, kāya, citta): 'elasticity' (of corporeality, mental factors, consciousness); s. khandha (I) and Tab.II.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).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
mudutā : (nt.) softness; plasticity.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Mudutā, (f.) (cp. Sk. mṛdutā; abstr. fr. mudu. See also muditā) softness, impressibility, plasticity A. I, 9; D. III, 153 (translation “loveliness”); Dhs. 44 (+maddavatā); 1340 (id.); Vism. 463 sq.; DhsA. 151 (=mudubhāva); cp. Dhs. trsl. §1340. (Page 537)
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.
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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]
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
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)
Abhidhamma And Practice (by Nina van Gorkom)