Attachment by Ven. Ajahn Sanong Katapunyo
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Abhidhamma the Higher Doctrine, Further Dhamma; the analytic doctrine of the Buddhist Canon Anagarika a homeless one, one who enters the homeless life without formally entering the Sangha (the Order) Anatta soullessness; egolessness Anicca impermanence Arahant, Arahat the worthy one, the Holy one, perfected one, one who has attained Nirvana Bhavana mental culture, development, the control and evolution of the mind, meditation Brahma (in Hinduism) the Creator, the Universal Self (in Buddhism) a divine being of the Form sphere or Formless Sphere, happy and blameless Buddha Buddho the Enlightened One, the Awakened One a recitation of the Buddha, an example of a mantra Dhamma the Doctrine, the the Teaching (of the Buddha), the Norm, the Law, the Truth, Ultimate Reality, the Supramundane, esp, Nirvana Kamma or Karma a volitional sction; action, deed, good and bad volition, work, job, activity, transaction Nibbana or Nirvana the extinction of the fires of greed, of hatred and of ignorance, the unconditioned, the supreme goal of Buddhism, the Summum Bonum of Buddhism, the Final goal, the extinction of all defilements and suffering Nimitta sign, omen, mark, the mental image Paranimmitavasavatti the realm of the gods who lord over the creation of others, name of the sixth heavenly abode of which Paranimmita is the king Nimmanarati the realm of the gods who rejoice in (their own) creations, name of the fifth heavenly abode of which Sumimmita is the king Pamsukula n. a yellow robe dedicated to a deceased person (Thai : Bangsukoon) v. to take such robe after contemplating on the impermanence of compounded things Ratanattaya the Triple Gem, the Three Jewels: the Buddha-the Enlightened One, the Dhamma-the Doctrine and Sangha the Order Samadhi concentration, onepointedness of mind, mental discipline Samsara the Round of Rebirth
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