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Attention, 2 Definition(s)

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See manasikāra (Pali for Attention).

Added: 26.Feb.2012 | Source: 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.

Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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Search found: 15 related definition(s) for Attention that might help you understand this better. Below are the 15 most relevant articles:

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(the Four) Foundations of Mindfulness
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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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· Adhiṭṭhāti
adhiṭṭhāti : (adhi + ṭhā + a) stands firmly; determines; fixes one's attention o...
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· Puja Parivena
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The last and twentieth chapter of the Eka Nipata of the Anguttara Nikaya. A.i.38...
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· Ambho
ambho : (nt.) hollo! hey! (a particle employed to draw attention).
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