Virati Cetasikas; 1 Definition(s)

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Virati Cetasikas 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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Part of the Sobhana Cetasikas.

There are three virati cetasikas. Virati means avoidance. They are:

  1. samma kammanta,
  2. samma vaca, and
  3. samma ajiva.
Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
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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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