Sloth And Torpor: 1 definition
Sloth And Torpor 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)
Part of the Miscellaneous Team. These two cetasikas (thina and middha) arise together and they work together. They are not sleepiness which is a physical exhaustion. But this exhaustion may well be associated with sloth and torpor or thina and middha. When a sasankharika citta arises, this means that there needs outside stimulation or promptness by others or even by self.
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)
Partial matches: Sloth, Torpor, And.
Full-text: Thina Middha, Nivarana, Nivaranani Sutta, Middha, Thina, Kilesa Sutta, Vacchagotta Sutta, Ayoniso, Parshva, Milakkha Tissa, Vaddhamana, Sangarava Sutta, Jhana.
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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]
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]
4.3 (b): The Concentration Technique on the Breath < [Chapter 4 - The Practice of Dhyāna]
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 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 Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 5 - Balance < [Chapter 8 - Daily Activities]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)