flightiness of mind

The mental factor with which the mind wanders to an object of attraction, due to desire for it or attachment, and which faults the mental abiding of mindfulness's mental hold on an object of focus. Sometimes translated as "mental agitation."

Tibetan: rgod-pa

J Hopkins: excitement.

Other languages

العربية: شرود الذهن
Italiano: volatilità mentale
Русский: подвижность ума

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