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Beggars! I see no other single thing of more power to cause the appearance of wanting if not present in the here and now, or, if present in the here and now, to cause it's growth and increase as the beautiful feature

- AN I:11

Kamacchanda

References:

[DN 33]
PTS: Dialogs of the Buddha III, #33: The Recital, T.W. and C.A.F. Rhys Davids, trans., pp201
WP: The Long Discourses of the Buddha, #33: The Chanting Together, M. Walshe, trans., pp479
[MN 22] PTS: The Middle Length Sayings, I: 22: Applications of Mindfulness, horner, trans., pp77
The Pali Line: High Getting High
The Great Master's Satisfaction Pastures
ATI: The Five Mental Hindrances and their Conquest
ATI: Frames of Reference
Bhante Punnaji, Awakening Meditation, Puremind Press, pp 7-9


Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward Nyanaponika Thera
Kamacchanda wanting, pleasure-wishing desire for sense pleasures Sensual desire covetousness covetousness sensuality sensuality Sensual Desire sensuality hankering Sensual Desire

 

Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede
[EDITED ENTRY]

 

Not discussed separately: See Kama and Chanda: Kama-chanda: excitement of sensual pleasure, grouped as the first of the series of five obstacles (panca nivaranani) D I.156, 246; III.234, 278; A I.231; IV.457; A I.134...; S I.99; V.64;... Also as the first in the series of ten fetters (sanyojanani)...as synonyms of kama...
--jala the net of desires...
Chanda-raga exciting desire. In this bad sense it is nearly the same as kama...; Mrs. Rh. D. in Dhs trsl. 292) & "the combn kamachanda is only an enlarged term of kama".


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