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Mental Factors, 1 Definition(s)

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mental: s. cetasika. - F. of absorption, s. jhāna - F. of enlightenment, s. bojjhanga.

Added: 06.Jun.2010 | Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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