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The thirty seven requisites of enlightenment or bodhipakkhiya dhamma in the Pali language and bodhipaksa dharma in the Sanskrit language. being one of the connotations of bodhipakkhiya-dhamma, as given in Chapter I. the thirty-seven Bodhipakkhiya-dhammas, the requisites of enlightenment. bodhipakkhiya-dhammā. The 37 ‘things pertaining to enlightenment’, or ‘ requisites of enlightenment’ comprise the entire doctrines of the Buddha. They are.

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Equanimity is also a factor associated with Jhana or deep meditative stages in concentration meditation. Those who have undertaken the four bases for spiritual power have undertaken the noble path leading to the destruction of suffering. Right effort provides necessary energy to develop the other seven factors, particularly the factor of right concentration that is necessary to develop right wisdom.

As the concentration becomes stronger and deeper, the five mental hindrances of sensual desire ill will, sloth and torpor, restlessness and remorse, and sceptical doubt are gradually overcome. The 37 requisites of enlightenment are described in the following seven groups:.

Examples of this are as follows: This article uncritically uses texts from within a religion or faith system without referring to secondary sources that critically analyze them. Contemplation of the mind just as mind and just as a phenomenon with no sense of mine, I or myself is to be done by observing the following:. Contemplation of mind objects just as mind objects with no sense of mine, I or myself is done on the following mind objects:. Views Read Edit View history.

Here, the wholesome mental states are the seven factors of enlightenment.

The 37 Factors of Enlightenment – Bodhipakkhiya Dhamma – Wiki – Discuss & Discover

Striving by restraint Striving by abandonment Striving by development Striving by protection. Right intention or right thought evolves as a result of right view and leads to the development of morality or sila.

Cittanupassana Contemplation of the mind just as mind and just as a phenomenon with no sense of mine, I or myself is to be done by observing the following: The spiritual friend can help the meditator choose the right object for meditation and can also provide guidance and support. Regarding the ordering of the seven sets, Bodhipp. Mindfulness on in bodhiapkkhiya out breathing: By observing an aspect of the body By observing an aspect of the feeling By dhamja an aspect of the mind By observing an aspect of principles.


They have also been described as qualities of a noble person or an enlightened person.


The mental qualities that are quietened in kaya passaddhhi are the aggregates of feeling vedana ; perception sanna ; and the mental formations sankhara. In the Pasadika sutta of the Digha nikayaas a bodnipakkhiya of avoiding any disagreement or dispute about the teaching and referring to these 37 requisites, Buddha advised the disciples:.

By presenting the course of practice from different angles, in different keys, and with different borhipakkhiya of detail, the texts are able to finely modulate the practice of the path to suit the diverse needs of the people to be trained Equanimity is the last of the four immeasurables brahma viharathe others being loving kindness, compassion and sympathetic joy.

The faculty of conviction The faculty of persistence The faculty of mindfulness The faculty of concentration The faculty of discernment. It is of two types: The requisite of concentration appears four times as concentration in the five spiritual faculties and powers; as concentration in the seven factors bbodhipakkhiya enlightenment; and as the right concentration in the Noble Eightfold Path.


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The requisite of faith appears twice in the five spiritual faculties and powers. If, for example, faith dominates over wisdom, the ability of analysis and investigation will weaken whereas should wisdom dominate over faith it will lead to doubt and uncertainty. The thirty seven requisites of enlightenment or bodhipakkhiya dhamma in the Pali language and bodhipaksa dharma in the Sanskrit language are the requisites dahmma qualities dhamma related pakkhiya to awakening or enlightenment bodhipakkhiiya in Buddhism.

Bohipakkhiya from the original on Mindfulness is attained by contemplating on the body just as the body, feelings just as feelings, mind just as the mind and mind objects just as mind objects.


When faith becomes a power, it manifests as the four immeasurables, or brahma vihara, namely loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity.

Thirty-Seven Requisites of Enlightenment: Bodhipakkhiya dhamma in Theravada Buddhism

In addition, Buddhaghosa factors the 37 qualities in a manner so as to describe fourteen non-redundant qualities Vism. Right view is of two types: Unlike the higher levels of concentration developed in other mundane situations in life, right concentration has to be wholesome and accompanied by the suppression of the mental hindrances.

There are certain necessary factors that one needs to consider before one begins concentration meditation: It has three aspects—the intention of renunciation, intention of good bodhipakkhiga and intention of harmlessness—that are in opposition to the wrong intentions of greed, ill will and harmfulness.

Dhakma with well-developed equanimity, such as an Arahatwill not react to worldly experiences such as gain and loss, fame and ill repute, praise and blame or pleasure and pain.

Bodhipakkhiyx corpse SN December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Archived copy as title Articles lacking reliable references from December All articles lacking sources Articles needing more viewpoints from December Table 1 below identifies the five qualities spanning multiple bodhipakkhiya-dhamma sets.

In concentration meditation samatha bhavanathe main objective is to develop tranquillity and deep states of concentration Jha na by focusing attention exclusively on one of 40 meditation objects.

With determined effort, one acts to prevent the development of mental defilements—sensual desire, ill will, sloth and torpor, restlessness and remorse, and sceptical doubt—that have not yet arisen. The fourth factor of rapture or joy is the non-sensual niramisa happiness and satisfaction felt in the mind as well as the lightness and the waves of bliss felt in the body.

Right livelihood is the avoidance of five particular trades:

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