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Sixteen Defilements of Mind in the Pāḷi Canon
May 29th, 2013
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Sixteen Defilements of Mind in the Pāḷi Canon:

abhijjha-visama-lobha: covetousness and unrighteous greed
byapada: ill will
kodha: anger
upanaha: hostility or malice
makkha: denigration or detraction; contempt
palasa: domineering or presumption
issa: envy
macchariya: jealousy, or avarice; selfishness
maya: hypocrisy or deceit
satheyya: fraud
thambha: obstinacy, obduracy
sarambha: presumption or rivalry; impetuosity
mana: conceit
atimana: arrogance, haughtiness
mada: vanity or pride
pamada: negligence or heedlessness; lack of consideration


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photo: creation by Korean artist © Ziwon Wang, just because I don't see anything 'antique' in the above list!