BUDDHIST DICTIONARY

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Yakkha: in popular belief, a kind of ghost, goblin or ogre.

Yāma-deva: are a kind of divine beings of the sense-world; see: deva.

Yamaka-pātihāriya: 'twin miracle': There the Perfect One performed the twin miracle unattainable to any disciple: from the upper part of his body a flame sprang forth, and from the lower part a stream of water. etc.'' Pts.M. I, 125 f.; App.

Yathā-bhūta-ñāna-dassana: 'the knowledge and vision according to reality', is one of the 18 chief kinds of insight vipassanā.

Yathākammūpaga-ñāna: 'knowledge of rebirth according to one's actions'; see: abhiññā 4.

Yathāsanthatik'anga: 'the practice of being satisfied with whatever dwelling', is one of the ascetical means of purification; see: dhutānga 12.

Yoga: 'yokes, bonds', is another name for the 4 fermentations āsava,.

Yogāvacara = Yogi: 'one devoted to mental training,' is in Vis.M the usual name for the disciple cultivating mental concentration App..

Yokes: yoga

Yoni: 'modes of generation.' There are 4 generation from the egg, from the mother's womb, from moisture, and spontaneous rebirth opapātika in heaven, hell, etc. Explained in M. 12.

Yoniso manasikāra: 'rational attention' or wise consideration': see: manasikāra

Youth-infatuation: s. mada.

Yuganaddha: s. samatha-vipassanā last paragraph.


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