Glossary


This is a glossary of terms based on content from the Pāli workbook by Lynne Martineau.
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P

paṭiloma

against the hair, in reverse order
Entry link: paṭiloma

R

rāga

lust
Entry link: rāga

S

sacca

truth
Entry link: sacca

saddhā

devotion
Entry link: saddhā

samādhi

concentration
Entry link: samādhi

sammā-ājīva

right livelihood
Entry link: sammā-ājīva

sammā-diṭṭhi

right view
Entry link: sammā-diṭṭhi

sammā-kammata

right actions
Entry link: sammā-kammata

sammā-samādhi

right concentration
Entry link: sammā-samādhi

sammā-saṅkappa

right thought
Entry link: sammā-saṅkappa

sammā-sati

right awareness
Entry link: sammā-sati

sammā-vācā

right speech
Entry link: sammā-vācā

sammā-vāyāma

right effort
Entry link: sammā-vāyāma

saṅkhāra

habit pattern, reactive part of the mind
Entry link: saṅkhāra

saññā

perception
Entry link: saññā

sīla

morality, purity of actions
Entry link: sīla

suta-mayā paññā

wisdom from hearing
Entry link: suta-mayā paññā

T

taṇhā

craving (the cause of suffering, originates in bodily sensations)
Entry link: taṇhā

thīna-middha

sluggishness
Entry link: thīna-middha

U

uddhacca-kukkucca

agitation
Entry link: uddhacca-kukkucca

upekkhā

equanimity, zero point between joy and sorrow
Entry link: upekkhā

uppādāna

clinging, attachment
Entry link: uppādāna

V

vedanā

sensation
Entry link: vedanā

vicikicchā

doubt
Entry link: vicikicchā

viññāṇa

consciousness
Entry link: viññāṇa


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