Yakkha: in popular belief, a kind of ghost, goblin
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
knowledge and vision according to reality', is one of the 18 chief kinds of
Yathākammūpaga-ñāna: 'knowledge of
rebirth according to one's actions'; see: abhiññā
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
Yogāvacara = Yogi: 'one
devoted to mental training,' is in Vis.M
the usual name for the disciple cultivating mental concentration
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: