Thirty-Seven Qualities of Enlightenment (Condensed)

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twelph
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Thirty-Seven Qualities of Enlightenment (Condensed)

Postby twelph » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:30 pm

While trying to condense the repetition of the Bodhipakkhiyādhammā for mnemonic purposes, I ran across Buddhaghosa's version where he condenses it into a total of 14 qualities. I believe it goes something like this:

1) Saddha - Faith
2) Viriya - Energy
3) Sati - Mindfulness
4) Samadhi - Concentration
5) Panna - Wisdom
6) Chanda - Will
7) Citta - Consciousness
8) Piti - Joy
9) Passaddhi - Tranquility
10) Upekkha - Equanimity
11) Sankappa - Intention
12) Vacca - Speech
13) Kammanta - Action
14) Ajiva - Livelihood

It seems like he lumped the four frames of reference (satipatthana) into Sati, which makes sense to me. My question is, where do the four right exertions (sammappadhana) fall under?

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Re: Thirty-Seven Qualities of Enlightenment (Condensed)

Postby santa100 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:14 am

That'd be under Energy/viriya. Also see the table on the wiki page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodhipakkh ... mmentaries


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Re: Thirty-Seven Qualities of Enlightenment (Condensed)

Postby twelph » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:54 am

Thanks for the helpful links!


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