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Viriya

Virility, Vigor, Energy

References:

The Seventh Lesson
Part IV The 10th Question, Part 1 The Powers
[MN 118]
PTS: Majjhima Nikaya III: #118 (Middle Length Sayings III #118: Mindfulness When Breathing, Horner trans., pp127)
WP: The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, #118: Mindfulness of Breathing., Nanamoli/Bodhi, trans., pp946
[DN 22]
PTS, Dialogues of the Buddha II: #22: Mahasatipatthana Sutta -- Setting-Up of Mindfulness, Rhys Davids, trans, pp336
[AN 4.14]
PTS: The Book of the Gradual Sayings II: The Book of the Fours, II: Deportment iv: Restraint, Woodward, trans, pp16
Wings to Awakening
Puremind Publishers, Bhante Madawela Punnaji, Awakening Meditation, pp4-7
Warren: Buddhism in Translations: Ī 69. World-Cycles Ī 65. The Six High Powers


Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward
Viriya Energy, virility energy energy Practice energy energy energy energy, effort Persistence energy energy

 

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

 

Viriya: [fr. vīra; cp. Vedic vīrya & vīria] lit. "state of a strong man," i. e. vigour, energy, effort, exertion.... --viriyaŋ āra(m)bhati to put forth energy, to make an effort... -- As adj. (--*) in alīna* alert, energetic...; āraddha* full of energy, putting forth energy, strenuous...; ossaṭṭha* one who has given up effort...; hīna* lacking in energy... -- v. is one of the indriyas, the balas & the sambojjhangas. --indriya the faculty of energy... --bala the power of energy...

 


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