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The Pali is transliterated as Velthuis (aaiiuu.m'n~n.t.d.n.l). Alternatives:
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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



[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
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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
Kaamacchanda 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


Not discussed separately: See Kaama and Chanda: Kaama-chanda: excitement of sensual pleasure, grouped as the first of the series of five obstacles (pa~nca niivara.naani) 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 (sa'nyojanaani) synonyms of kaama...
--jaala the net of desires...
Chanda-raaga exciting desire. In this bad sense it is nearly the same as kaama...; Mrs. Rh. D. in Dhs trsl. 292) & "the combn kaamachanda is only an enlarged term of kaama".

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