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Pride — Gone Mental


Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward
māna pride, gone mental self esteem (positive or negative) conceit conceit conceit conceit conceit conceit


Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede


Māna: Māna [late VedicandEpic Sk. māna, fr. man, orig. meaning perhaps "high opinions" (i. e. No. 2); hence "pride" (No. 1). Def. of root see partly under māneti, partly under mināti] 1. pride, conceit, arrogance. Māna is one of the Saññojanas. It is one of the principal obstacles to Arahantship -- D III.234; S I.4. --asmi- pride of self, as real egoism D III.273. -- 2. honour, respect J V.331 (+pūjā). Usually in cpd. bahumāna great respect.
-¢timāna pride and conceit, very great (self-) pride. or all kinds of conceit D III.86. -¢nusaya the predisposition or bad tendency of pride M I.486; D III.254, 282. -¢bhisamaya full grasp (i. e. understanding) of pride (with sammā-) M I.122; S IV.205 sq., 399. -jātika proud by nature J I.88. -thaddha stubborn in pride, stiff-necked J I.88, 224. -da inspiring respect Mhvs 33, 82. -mada (-matta) (drunk with) the intoxicating draught of pride J II.259; PvA 86. -saṅyojana the fetter of pride or arrogance D III.254. -satta cleaving to conceit. -salla the sting or dart of pride.

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