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The turbulent mind, Beggars,
causes the appearance of fear and trembling
if not present in the here and now,
or, if present in the here and now,
it's growth and increase.

AN I:14


Fear and Trembling, Flurry and Worry


Sangiti Suttanta in Pali[DN 33]
Sangiti Suttanta in Pali
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
PTS: The Middle Length Sayings, I: 33: Applications of Mindfulness, horner, trans., pp77
[AN 10.99]
PTS: Woodward, The Book of the Gradual Sayings, V: The Book of the Tens, VII, pp145
The Pali Line: High Getting High
and 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
Glossology: Nivarana, The Hindrances
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
uddhacca-kukkucca fear and trembling Flurry and Worry restlessness and worry Anxiety and worry restlessness and remorse restlessness and remorse excitement and worry excitement and worry Restlessness and Anxiety worry-and-flurry distraction-and-flurry Restlessness and Remorse


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


Uddhacca: over-balancing, agitation, excitement, distraction, flurry (see on meaning Dialogues I.82 A I.256, 282; III.375, 421, 449; IV.87; V.142, 145, 148; D III.234; S V.277 sq.. Together with kukkucca "flurry or worry" u. is enumd. as the 4th of the 5 nīvaraṇa's and as the 9th of the 10 saṅyojana's (q. v.), e. g. at D I.71,

Kukkucca 1. bad doing, misconduct, bad character.; -- In its literal sense it is bad behaviour with hands and feet (hattha-pada-) J I.119. -- 2. remorse, scruple, worry. In this sense often with vippaṭissāra; and in conn. w. uddhacca it is the fourth of the five nīvaraṇas Vin I.49; IV.70; D I.246; S I.99; M I.437; A I.134....


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