Samatha Kamatthana: 1 definition

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Introduction:

Samatha Kamatthana 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

There are different nimittas arise while practising samatha kamatthana.

They are

  • parikamma nimitta or initial image,
  • uggaha nimitta or mental image, and
  • patibhaga nimitta or counter image.

These are all pannatta and these are all objects that is the object of mind and they all are dhammarammana. Pannatta are dhammarammana.

Also see samatha kammatthana bhavana

context information

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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