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Attention, 2 Definition(s)

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See manasikāra (Pali for Attention).

Added: 26.Feb.2012 | Wisdom Library: Buddhism
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A mental factor that functions to focus the mind on a particular attribute of an object. See Understanding the Mind.

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N Fact to examine an object by means of the mind, in a penetrative manner. Appro...
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mind, thinking faculty
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· Pariharaṇa
pariharaṇa : (nt.) keeping on; protection; attention. || pariharaṇā (f.) keeping...
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Discernment; also, insight, correct perception or view.
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· Concentrative Meditation
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· Adhiṭṭhāti
adhiṭṭhāti : (adhi + ṭhā + a) stands firmly; determines; fixes one's attention o...
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· Moha
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