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Attention, 2 Definition(s)

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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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See manasikāra (Pali for Attention).

Added: 26.Feb.2012 | Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism
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Search found: 196 related definition(s) for Attention that might help you understand this better. Below are the 15 most relevant articles:

· Inappropriate attention
A mind that focuses on the qualities of a contaminated object and exaggerates th...
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· Manasikāra
N Fact to examine an object by means of the mind, in a penetrative manner. Appro...
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· Satipatthana
(the Four) Foundations of Mindfulness
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· Vinnana
Consciousness; cognizance; the act of taking note of sense data and ideas as ...
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· Mana
mind, thinking faculty
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· Sati
Mindfulness
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· Yoni
'modes of generation.' There are 4 generation from the egg, from the mother's wo...
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· Pariharaṇa
pariharaṇa : (nt.) keeping on; protection; attention. || pariharaṇā (f.) keeping...
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· Dhyâna
The practice of concentration i.e., meditation. Also, more specifically, the fou...
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· Vipassana
Discernment; also, insight, correct perception or view.
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· Vitakka
Directed thought. In meditation, vitakka is the mental factor by which ones atte...
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· Avippavāsa
avippavāsa : (m.) presence; attention; non-separation.
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· Adhiṭṭhāti
adhiṭṭhāti : (adhi + ṭhā + a) stands firmly; determines; fixes one's attention o...
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· Anga Sutta
1. Anga Sutta - The five powers of woman: beauty, wealth, kin, sons and virtue...
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· Upaṭṭhita
upaṭṭhita : (pp. of upaṭṭhāti) got ready; arrived; presented; served by.
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