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====== Glossary Various Teacher ======

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#info|➥]] — —

===== Info =====

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This page provides explainings of various Dhamma-teacher like:

  * Glossary by Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]] contains often used word-use in his teachings and translations. 

One may feel given to add word definitions used by certain teacher.

===== Preface =====

Glossaries and single explanations of various Dhamma-teacher like:

Word descriptions from the glossary of Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah's]] glossaries found in his books and enriched by other explainings of word by the Venerable Dhamma-teacher.

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===== Ajahn Chah =====

==== ācariya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#ācariya|➥]] [[ācariya]]: teacher (Thai: [[Ajahn]]). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Ājīvaka ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Ājīvaka|➥]] [[Ājīvaka]]: sect of contemplatives contemporary with the //[[Buddha]]// who held the view that beings have no volitional control over their [[action|actions]] and that the [[universe]] runs only according to fate or destiny. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Ālāra ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Ālāra|➥]] [[Ālāra]]: [[teacher]] who taught the //[[bodhisatta]]// the formless attainment of the base of [[nothingness]] as the highest attainment of the [[holy life]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== anattā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#anattā|➥]] [[anattā]]: selflessness, nonself, the voidness of any [[permanent]] essence, [[emptiness]] of any [[soul]]-entity. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== ānāpānasati ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#ānāpānasati|➥]] [[ānāpānasati]]: [[Mindfulness]] of breathing

==== anicca ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#anicca|➥]] [[anicca]]: impermanent, inconstant, sometimes used by Ajahn Chah to mean 'not a sure thing'. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== arahant ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#arahant|➥]] [[arahant]]: , //[[arahat]]//: a fully awakened disciple of the //[[Buddha]]//, one who has attained the fourth and final stage of enlightenment on the Buddhist [[path]]. Literally, 'Worthy One'. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== ariya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#ariya|➥]] [[ariya]]: noble, a noble one; i.e. one who has attained transcendent [[insight]] on one of the four levels, the highest of which is the //[[arahant]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== asekha-puggala ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#asekha-puggala|➥]] [[asekhapuggala|asekha-puggala]]: one beyond training; i.e., an arahant. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== attā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#attā|➥]] [[attā]]: [[self]], [[soul]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== avijjā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#avijjā|➥]] [[avijjā]]: ignorance (of the Four Noble Truths), delusion, the main [[root]] of evil and continual rebirth. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== bhava-taṇhā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#bhava-taṇhā|➥]] [[bhavataṇhā|bhava-taṇhā]]: [[craving]] for [[becoming]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== bhikkhu-saṅghā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#bhikkhu-saṅghā|➥]] [[bhikkhusaṅghā|bhikkhu-saṅghā]]: the [[community]] of Buddhist [[monk|monks]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Buddha-sāsana ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Buddha-sāsana|➥]] [[Buddhasāsana|Buddha-sāsana]]: the Buddha's dispensation; primarily refers to the teachings but also the whole infrastructure of the religion (roughly equivalent to 'Buddhism'). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== caṅkama ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#caṅkama|➥]] [[caṅkama]]: walking meditation

==== chanda ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#chanda|➥]] [[chanda]]: desire, aspiration, intention, will. This term can be used to refer to wholesome desire (e.g. in the four //[[iddhipāda|iddhi-pāda]]//) as well as unwholesome desire (e.g. //[[kāmacchanda|kāma-chanda]]//, the [[hindrance]] of sensual desire). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== citta ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#citta|➥]] [[citta]]: [[heart]], mind. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== deva-dūta ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#deva-dūta|➥]] [[devadūta|deva-dūta]]: 'divine messengers'; a symbolic name for old age, sickness, death and the //[[samaṇa]]// (one who has gone forth into the [[homeless]] life seeking to realize true happiness and [[liberation]] from the fearful cycle of rebirth). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Dhamma ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Dhamma|➥]] [[Dhamma]]: 1. the [[truth]] of the way things are, natural principles; 2. the teachings of the Buddha as the perfect description of natural principles; 3. phenomena, things, states, factors, qualities. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== dhamma-savana ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#dhamma-savana|➥]] [[dhammasavana|dhamma-savana]]: hearing (or studying) the //[[Dhamma]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== dhamma-vicaya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#dhammavicaya|dhamma-vicaya|➥]] [[dhammavicaya|dhamma-vicaya]]: investigation, contemplation of //[[Dhamma]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== dhutaṅga ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#dhutaṅga|➥]] [[dhutaṅga|dhutaṅga]]: see entry on //[[tudong]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== dukkha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#dukkha|➥]] [[dukkha]]: [[suffering]], unsatisfactoriness. This word has a broad meaning including: //[[dukkhadukkha|dukkha-dukkha]]// - pain ; //[[vipariṇāmadukkha|vipariṇāmadukkha]]// - the suffering due to change and instability ; and //[[sankhāradukkha|sankhāra=dukkha]]// - the unsatisfactory nature of all formations. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== iddhi-pāda ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#iddhi-pāda|➥]] [[iddhipāda|iddhi-pāda]]: bases for spiritual [[power]], pathways to spiritual success. The four //iddhipāda// are: //[[chanda]]// - zeal ; //[[vīriya]]// - effort ; //[[citta]]// - application of mind ; and //[[vīmaṁsā]]// - investigation. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== jhāna ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#jhāna|➥]] [[jhāna]]: very deep states in meditation of sustained, blissful awareness taken to the levels of meditative absorption. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== kalyāna-jāna ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#kalyāna-jāna|➥]] [[kalyānajāna|kalyāna-jāna]]: [[good]] person, virtuous [[being]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== kāma-taṇhā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#kāma-taṇhā|➥]] [[kāmataṇhā|kāma-taṇhā]]: [[sensual]] [[craving]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== kammaṭṭhāna ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#kammaṭṭhāna|➥]] [[kammaṭṭhāna]]: meditation object

==== kasiṇa ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#kasiṇa|➥]] [[kasiṇa]]: external object of meditation used to develop //[[samādhi]]// (e.g. a coloured disc, a dish of water or a candle flame). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== khandhā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#khandhā|➥]] [[khandhā]]: five aggregates or groups which the //[[Buddha]]// used to sum up all the physical and mental phenomena of existence, consisting of [[form]], [[feeling]] (not emotion), [[perception]] or memory, [[mental formations]] (includes thoughts and emotions) and [[consciousness]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== loka-vidū ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#loka-vidū|➥]] [[lokavidū|loka-vidū]]: Knower of the World, an epithet of the //[[Buddha]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Māra ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Māra|➥]] [[Māra]]: Evil and temptation personified; the name of a powerful malevolent [[deity]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== nāga ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#nāga|➥]] [[nāga]]: dragon, also used as an epithet for an //[[arahant]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== nāma-dhammā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#nāma-dhammā|➥]] [[nāmadhammā|nāma-dhammā]]: mental [[phenomena]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== ñāya-paṭipanno ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#ñāya-paṭipanno|➥]] [[ñāyapaṭipanno|ñāya-paṭipanno]]: practice possessed of [[insight]] into the true way. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== nimitta ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#nimitta|➥]] [[nimitta]]: a mental sign or image arising in [[meditation]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Nibbāna ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Nibbāna|➥]] [[Nibbāna]]: the extinguishing of all [[greed]], [[hatred]] and [[delusion]]; the end of suffering; liberation from //[[saṁsāra]]//; the Unconditioned; the Supreme [[Happiness]] and Peace, the goal of the Buddhist path. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== nīvaraṇa ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#nīvaraṇa|➥]] [[nīvaraṇa]]: [[hindrances]] to //[[samādhi]]//. There are [[five hindrances]]: sensual desire, ill-will, drowsiness and dullness, restlessness and remorse, and uncertainty or doubt. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== ogha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#ogha|➥]] [[ogha]]: flood; another name for the four //[[āsava]]// (tainted outflows from the mind): the flood of sensuality, the flood of [[view|views]], the flood of [[becoming]] and the flood of [[ignorance]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== opaneyyiko ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#opaneyyiko|➥]] [[opaneyyiko]]: worthy of inducing in and by one's own mind; worth of realizing; to be tried by practice; leading onward. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== paccattaṁ ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#paccattaṁ|➥]] [[paccattaṁ|paccattaṁ]]: to be individually experienced (i.e. //veditabbo viññūhi// - by the wise for themselves). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== paññā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#paññā|➥]] [[paññā]]: wisdom, knowledge of things as they are. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== parāmaṭṭha-dhamma ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#parāmaṭṭha-dhamma|➥]] [[parāmaṭṭhadhamma|parāmaṭṭha-dhamma]]: //[[Dhamma]]// described in terms of ultimate meaning (not mere convention). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== pāramī ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#pāramī|➥]] [[pāramī]]: accumulated [[wholesome]] spiritual qualities or perfections, especially referring to virtues cultivated and developed in past lives. The ten //pāramī// are [[generosity]], [[moral conduct]], [[renunciation]], [[wisdom]], [[endurance|energy]], [[patience]], [[truthfulness]], [[determination]], [[lovingkindness]], and [[equanimity]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== pīti ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#pīti|➥]] [[pīti]]: rapture, spiritual joy and bliss. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== puthujjana ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#puthujjana|➥]] [[puthujjana]]: a common [[worldling]], an ordinary person who has not yet entered the path to [[stream-entry]] (as opposed to an //[[ariyā]]//). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sa-bhāva ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sa-bhāva|➥]] [[sabhāva|sa-bhāva]]: principle or condition of nature, things as they truly are. //[[Sabhāvadhamma]]// in the [[forest tradition]] refers to natural phenomena and insights that arise in the development of Dhamma [[practice]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sacca-dhamma ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#saccadhamma|sacca-dhamma|➥]] [[saccadhamma|sacca-dhamma]]: truth. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== samā-patti ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#samā-patti|➥]] [[samāpatti|samā-patti]]: attainment (of the four //[[jhāna]]//, the four immaterial attainments, or the path-[[fruition]] stages of [[Awakening]]). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== samādhi ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#samādhi|➥]] [[samādhi]]: established [[mindfulness]] in meditative concentration, when the mind experiences a calm, peaceful, unified, and blissful sustained awareness (technically //samādhi// is synonymous with the four //[[jhāna]]//, but is often used in a more general way). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sāmañña-lakkhaṇa ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sāmañña-lakkhaṇa|➥]] [[sāmaññalakkhaṇa|sāmañña-lakkhaṇa]]: that all things are the same in terms of the three characteristics (//[[anicca]]//, //[[dukkha]]//, //[[anattā]]//). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== samatha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#samatha|➥]] [[samatha]]: calming, stilling; samatha and //[[vipassanā]]// are two complimentary and inseparable aspects of the mind released from the [[five hindrances]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sāmīci-paṭipanno ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sāmīci-paṭipanno|➥]] [[sāmīcipaṭipanno|sāmīci-paṭipanno]]: those who practice are possessed of complete rightness or [[integrity]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sampajañña ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sampajañña|➥]] [[sampajañña]]: Self-awareness, self-recollection, clear comprehension, [[alertness]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== saṁsāra ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#saṁsāra|➥]] [[saṁsāra]]: the repeated round of [[rebirth]], growth, [[aging]] and [[death]] that chains beings to existence (literally: the activity of '[[wandering on]]'). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== samudaya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#samudaya|➥]] [[samudaya]]: origin, origination, arising. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== saṅkhāra ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#saṅkhāra|➥]] [[saṅkhāra]]: formations or volitional formations (referring to both the volitional activity of 'forming' things and the things formed). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sāsana ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sāsana|➥]] [[sāsana]]: teaching. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== satī ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#satī|➥]] [[satī]]: Mindfulness, [[recollection]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sāvaka ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sāvaka|➥]] [[sāvaka]]: disciple or 'hearer' of the //[[Dhamma]]//. Here the term refers to the //[[ariyasāvaka|ariya-sāvaka]]//, the eight types of noble disciples: one on the path to stream-entry and the stream enterer (//[[sotāpanna|sotā-panna]]//), one on the path of once-returner and the once returner (//[[sakadāgāmī]]//), one on the path of non-returner and the non-returner (//[[anāgāmī]]//) and the one on the path to arahantship and the //[[arahant]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sekha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sekha|➥]] [[sekha]]: one in training, refers to the seven //[[ariyasāvakā|ariya-sāvakā]]// or //[[ariyapuggala|ariya-puggala]]// who have entered the fixed [[path]] of rightness but have not yet attained the final fruit of arahantship. All non-noble ones are classified as //[[n'eva sekhā n'āsekha]]//, neither-in-training-nor-trained. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sīla ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sīla|➥]] [[sīla]]: [[virtuous]] conduct of [[body]], [[speech]] and [[mind]], moral precepts training, development in wholesome habits. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== su-paṭipanno ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#su-paṭipanno|➥]] [[supaṭipanno|su-paṭipanno]]: those who [[practice]] well. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== sukha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#sukha|➥]] [[sukha]]: happiness, pleasure, ease. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== taṇhā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#taṇhā|➥]] [[taṇhā]]: Craving; desires conditioned by []ignorance]] of the way things are. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Tathāgata ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Tathāgata|➥]] [[Tathāgata]]: 'The one who has gone thus'. The //[[Buddha]]// frequently used this word to refer to himself. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== tudong ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#tudong|➥]] [[tudong]]: (Thai; Pāli //[[dhutaṅga]]//) austere practices recommended by the Buddha for monastics to use to 'shake off' defilements, purify the mind and help develop contentment, renunciation, and energy. In general usage, the Thai word tudong refers to the practice of a [[monk]] wandering. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== Uddaka ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#Uddaka|➥]] [[Uddaka]]: the second teacher of the //[[bodhisatta]]//, who taught the formless attainment of the base of [[neither-perception-nor-nonperception]] as the highest attainment of the [[Holy Life]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== uju-paṭipanno ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#uju-paṭipanno|➥]] [[ujupaṭipanno|uju-paṭipanno]]: those whose practice is straight or direct. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vi-bhava-taṇha ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vi-bhava-taṇha|➥]] [[vibhavataṇha|vi-bhava-taṇha]]: [[craving]] for non-[[existence]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vicāra ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vicāra|➥]] [[vicāra]]: examination, sustained activity of [[attention]]. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vijjā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vijjā|➥]] [[vijjā]]: true knowledge of the Four Noble Truths. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vīmaṁsā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vīmaṁsā|➥]] [[vīmaṁsā]]: investigation, inquiring. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vinaya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vinaya|➥]] [[vinaya]]: the monastic code of discipline. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vipassanā ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vipassanā|➥]] [[vipassanā]]: insight, direct seeing of //[[anicca]]//, //[[dukkha]]// and //[[anattā]]//. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vīriya ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vīriya|➥]] [[vīriya]]: effort, energy, mental fortitude and diligence. (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

==== vitakka ====

[[en:dictionary:various_teacher_glossary#vitakka|➥]] [[vitakka]]: thought, initial activity of attention (the compound //[[vitakkavicāra|vitakka-vicāra]]// has a broad range of meaning from 'thought and examination' to 'initial and sustained application of mind' (on a meditation object). (//Source: Glossary late Ven. [[en:lib:thai:chah:|Ajahn Chah]]//)

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