Vipashyana

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A state of mind that, in addition to being stilled and settled (shamatha), is accompanied by an additional sense of fitness – the mental factor of feeling totally fit to discern and understand fully the subtle details of anything. Vipashyana is not necessarily focused on voidness or on the four noble truths, although most commonly in sutra it is.

Tibetan: lhag-mthong

Sanskrit: vipasyana

Pali: vipassana

J. Hopkins: Special insight

Synonyms: Exceptionally perceptive state of mind; Special insight


Other languages

العربية: ڨيباشيانا
Русский: Випашьяна
Tiếng Việt: Minh sát tuệ; thiền minh sát
简体中文: “观”
繁體中文: “觀”

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