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Sukha

'Sweetness', Pleasurable Sensation

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Satipatthana Resources

[SN 36:] Kindred Sayings on Feeling
ATI: Contemplation of Feeling,The Discourse-Grouping on the Feelings, Nyanaponika Thera
PTS: The Book of the Kindred Sayings, V: Kindred Sayings on the Way: ix: Feeling, Woodward, trans., pp19
Satipatthana Resources
Rhys Davids Introduction to their translation of the Satipatthana Sutta, and the translation itself
Puremind, M. Punnaji, Awakening Meditation, 1-13, 1-15, 3-12, 4-3, 4-6, 6-8, 7-6,7, 7-11, 8-52, 8-60, 8-61, 8-86
[MN 10]
WP: The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi, 10: The Foundations of Mindfulness, pp 145
[DN 22]
WP: The Long Discourses of the Buddha, Maurice Walshe, 22: The Greater Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, pp335
PTS:, Middle Length Sayings I, #10: Discourse on the Applications of Mindfulness, Horner, pp70
PTS: The Book of the Gradual Sayings, V: The Book of the Tens, The Great Chapter, The Great Questions, Woodward, trans., pp36ff

 


 

Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward Soma Thera Nyanaponika Thera
Sukha vedanā pleasant feeling of ease pleasurable feeling pleasant sensation pleasant feeling pleasant feeling ease, pleasant feeling pleasant feeling good moods, ease, well-being pleasant feeling pleasant feeling pleasant feeling pleasant

 

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

 

Sukha: (adj.-n.) agreeable, pleasant, blest Vin I.3...; paṭipadā, pleasant path, easy progress A II.149 sq....; kaṇṇa-s. pleasant to the ear D I.4; happy, pleased D II.233. - nt. sukhaṃ wellbeing, happiness, ease; ideal, success Vin I.294; D I.73 sq.; M I.37; S I.5; A III.355 (deva-manussānaṃ)...(lokiya- worldly happiness). - kāyika sukkha bodily welfare...; sāmisaŋ s. material happiness A I.81; III.412.... On relation to pīti (joy) see Vism 145 (sankhāra-kkhandha-sangahitā pīti, vedanā-kkhandha-sangahitaṃ sukhaṃ).... - Defined further at Vism 145 and 461 (iṭṭha-phoṭṭhabb-a-nubhavana-lakkhaṇaṃ; i. e. of the kind of experiencing pleasant contacts). - Two kinds, viz. kāyika and cetasika at Ps I.188; several other pairs at A I.80; three (praise, wealth, heaven)...; another three (manussa-, dibba-, nibbāna-)...; four (possessing, making good use of possessions, having no debts, living a blameless life) A II.69. - gātha-bandhana-sukh'atthaṃ for the beauty of the verse J II.224. - Opp. asukha D III.222, 246...; or dukkha, with which often combd.... - Cases: instr. sukhena with comfort, happily, through happiness...; acc. sukhaṃ comfortably, in happiness; yathā s. according to liking...; sukhaṃ seti to rest in ease, to lie well S I.41; A I.136... Cp. sukhasayita. - s. edhati to thrive, prosper S I.217.... s. viharati to live happily, A I.96; III.3...

 


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