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Pāḷi; √ vedanā
alt. sp.: vedana
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ATI Glossary

vedanā: Feeling — pleasure (ease), pain (stress), or neither pleasure nor pain. See khandha.


Buddhist Dictionary

by late Ven. Nyanatiloka Thera:

vedanā: 'feeling', sensation, is the 2nd of the 5 groups of existence (see khandha II).

According to its nature, it may be divided into 5 classes:

With regard to the 6 senses, one distinguishes 6 kinds of feeling: feeling associated with seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, bodily impression and mental impression. The textual wording of it is 'feeling arisen through visual contact' (cakkhu-samphassajā-vedanā; SN 22.55; DN 22), etc.

Feeling is one of the 7 mental factors inseparably associated with all consciousness whatever, see nāma. In the formula of the dependent origination (see paṭiccasamuppāda), feeling is the condition for the arising of craving (taṇhā). The above-mentioned 5 kinds of feeling are enumerated amongst the 22 faculties (see indriya). - See MN 59; Contemplation of Feeling (Vedanā Saṁyuttā), by Nyanaponika Thera (Wheel 303/304).


PTS Dictionary

by the Pali Text Society:

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See also

Suttas and Dhammadesanā

vedanā: (feeling). See also Khandha (clinging-aggregates); Pain; paṭicca-samuppāda (dependent co-arising).


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