Rapture; 1 Definition(s)
Rapture 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)
pīti; further s. bojjhanga.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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The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
Rapture (pīti) < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
Happiness (sukha) < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
One-pointedness (ekaggatā) < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)
Part 3 - Rapture < [Part 2 - An Exposition Of The Upanisa Sutta]
Part 4 - Tranquillity < [Part 2 - An Exposition Of The Upanisa Sutta]
Part 5 - Happiness < [Part 2 - An Exposition Of The Upanisa Sutta]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - Exertion (vīrya), fourth virtue < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
Part 1 - Definition and division of patience (kṣānti) < [Chapter XXIV - The Virtue of Patience]
Part 1 - What is the virtue of morality (śīlapāramitā) < [Chapter XXIII - The Virtue of Morality]
What Kamma is (by Sayadaw U Thittila)
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Buddha, the Word (by Nyanatiloka Mahathera)