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4. 5. Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà— sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Vipàkacittaü. Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Dutiyajjhàna—Vipàkacittaü, Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Tatiyajjhàna— Vipàkacittaü, Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Catutthajjhàna— Vipàkacittaü, Upekkh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Pa¤camajjhàna— Vipàkacitta¤ c’àti. Imàni pa¤ca’ pi Råpàvacara—Vipàkacittàni nàma. (Råpàvacara Kriyà Cittàni—5) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Kriyàcittaü, Vicàra-Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Dutiyajjhàna—Kriyàcittaü, Pãti-Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Tatiyajjhàna— Kriyàcittaü, Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Catutthajjhàna— Kriyàcittaü, Upekkh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Pa¤camajjhàna— Kriyàcitta¤ c’àti.

In the case of a desirable object of sense, there arises, as a rule, clinging or attachment. In the case of an undesirable object, ordinarily there is aversion. In Pàli such aversion is termed dosa or pañigha. Dosa dus, to be displeased. Pañigha is is derived from ‘gha’ (han), to strike, derived from ‘pañi’, against, and to contact. Illwill, hatred are also suggested as equivalents of ‘pañigha’. muh, to delude. It is deluMoha is derived from sion, stupidity, bewilderment. It is ‘moha’ that clouds an object and blinds the mind.

Somanassa is an abstract noun formed of ‘su’, good, and ‘mana’, mind. , a pleasurable feeling. , a displeasurable feeling. The third feeling is neutral. Indifference is used here in this particular sense, but not in the sense of callousness. Sukha is composed of ‘su’, easy, and ‘kha’ to bear, or to endure. , happiness. Dukkha (du, difficult), pain, is that which is difficult to be endured. Both these sensations are physical. According to Abhidhamma there is only one type of consciousness accompanied by pain, and one accompanied by happiness.

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