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anussati

anussati  

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(Pāli, recollection).Group of six or ten objects said to be especially worthy of contemplation. Through meditating on these things the three roots of evil (akuśala-mūla) can be destroyed. The list of ...
karma

karma  

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In Hinduism and Buddhism, the sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences. The word comes from Sanskrit karman ‘action, ...
kleśa

kleśa  

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According to Patañjali's Yoga Sūtra, five defilements or impurities (avidyā—ignorance, asmitā—‘I-am-ness’, rāga—attachment, dveṣa—aversion, abhiniveṣa—fear of extinction), which both give rise to and ...
kusala

kusala  

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(Skt.; Pāli, kusala).Term of moral approbation denoting that which is good, virtuous, or wholesome, such as the ‘ten good actions’ (daśa-kuśala-karmapatha). Deeds which are kuśala produce good karma ...
lobha

lobha  

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(Skt.). Greed, craving (tṛṣṇā), or desire. A synonym for rāga.the first of the the three roots of evil (akuśala-mūla).
pāpa

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A substantive that is often translated as ‘evil’ and applied to ethical and/or ritual deficiencies. Consequently, it also characterizes the karmic result of such wrong actions (karma) for the ...
samyak-prahāṇa

samyak-prahāṇa  

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(Skt.; Pāli, sammappadhāna). The four right efforts related to the sixth stage of the Eightfold Path (right effort). They are the efforts (1) to avoid; (2) to overcome; (3) to cultivate; (4) to ...

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