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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
middha, s. nīvarana.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+48): Alasya, Middha, Tandrika, Kausidya, Gudaka, Svapa, Thina, Alasata, Styana, Niralasa, Tandi, Nidra, Thina Middha, Alasa, Upashi, Nivarana, Alasiya, Thina Middha Nivarana, Adamti, Alasada.
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Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Appendix 7 - Appendix To Chapter 20 < [Appendix And Glossary]
Chapter 20 - Sloth, Torpor And Doubt < [Part III - Akusala Cetasikas]
Chapter 22 - Different Groups Of Defilements Part II < [Part III - Akusala Cetasikas]
Sūtras 30-31 < [Part I - Yoga and its Aims]
Sūtras 39-40 < [Part I - Yoga and its Aims]
Sūtra 17 < [Part I - Yoga and its Aims]
Dhyana in the Buddhist Literature (by Truong Thi Thuy La)
2.2: (1b) The Five Hindrances (Nīvarana) < [Chapter 2 - The Dhyāna as depicted in Hinayāna Literature]
4.1: Practical Purpose of the Dhyāna (meditation) < [Chapter 4 - The Practice of Dhyāna]
2.3: Mindfulness (d): The Contemplation of Mental Objects (Dhamma) < [Chapter 2 - The Dhyāna as depicted in Hinayāna Literature]
The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
The Abandoning of the Hindrances < [Chapter 2 - The First Jhāna and its Factors]
The Doctrinal Context of Jhāna < [Introduction]
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 4 - Mindfulness Of Dhamma < [Chapter 4 - The Four Foundations Of Mindfulness]
Part 1 - What Is Vipassana? < [Chapter 2 - Preliminary Instructions For Meditators]
Part 5 - Seven Benefits Of Meditation < [Chapter 3 - Seven Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)