Nekkhammavitakka, Nekkhamma-vitakka: 2 definitions
Nekkhammavitakka 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nekkhammavitakka : (m.) thought of self-abnegation.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nekkhammavitakka refers to: a thought of self-abnegation S. II, 152; A. I, 275; II, 252; It. 82;
Note: nekkhammavitakka is a Pali compound consisting of the words nekkhamma and vitakka.
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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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 8 - Vitakka (thought, thinking, initial application of the mind on the object) < [Chapter 4 - Cetasikas Associated With Both Good And Bad Cittas (mind)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
(3) Third Pāramī: The Perfection of Renunciation (nekkhamma-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]