Vayo, aka: Vāyo; 5 Definition(s)
Vayo 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)
M(Air).Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
See Mahabhuta rupas
1. supportiveness, pressure or movement
2. Vayo is the nature that pushes or pulls materials together. It is compressibility repressibility. It is supportiveness through pressure. It is movement. It is motion. It is resilience. The true nature of vayo can be sensed through the body.Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
lit: 'motion or resistance to motion'; Property of matter (rupa).Source: Pali Kanon: Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma
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).
Languages of India and abroad
vāyo : the form taken by vāya (in cpds.)Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Vāyo, (nt.) (for vāyu, in analogy to āpo & tejo, with which frequently enumerated) wind D. III, 268 (°kasiṇa); M. I, 1, 424=A. IV, 375; A. V, 7, 318, 353 sq. (°saññā); S. III, 207; Vism. 172 (°kasiṇa), 350 (def.). On vāyo as t. t. for mobility, mobile principle (one of the 4 elements) see Cpd. 3, 270; Dhs. trsln § 962.
—dhātu the wind element, wind as one of the four great elements, wind as a general principle (consisting of var. kinds: see enumd under vāta) Vbh. 84; Vism. 363; Nett 74; VbhA. 55; VvA. 15; DA. I, 194. (Page 609)
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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Search found 35 books and stories containing Vayo or Vāyo. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Part 1 - The Four Fundamental Elements < [Chapter 10 - Rupa (matter)]
Part 11 - How Citta Conditions Rupa < [Chapter 10 - Rupa (matter)]
Chapter V - The Category Of Form Under A Fivefold Aspect < [Book II - Form]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.5.17 < [Part 5 - Conjugal Love (mādhurya-rasa)]
Verse 3.4.17 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 3.3.57 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Introduction < [Chapter VI - Analysis of Matter]
Analysis of Matter < [Chapter VI - Analysis of Matter]
Summary of Feeling < [Chapter III - Miscellaneous Section]
Vipassana Meditation Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)