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sabbacitta-sadharana  the seven cetasikas which have to arise with every citta.
 
 
sacca  truth. 
 
 
sadda dana  the gift of sounds (should be understood by way of the sounds of drums, etc.).
 
saddarammana  object of sound. 

saddha  faith or confidence in wholesomeness. 
 
 
sahagata  accompanied by.

sahajata-paccaya  conascence-condition. 
 
sahetuka  accompanied by roots.

sakadagami  once-returner, a noble person who has attained the second 
stage of enlightenment. 
 
 
sakkaya ditthi   wrong view of personality, wrong view about the khandhas.  There are twenty kinds of personality belief (sakkaya ditthi), which are obtained by applying four types of that belief to each of the five khandhas: the belief to be identical with them, to be contained in them, to be independent of them and to be the owner of them.  
 
samadhi  concentration or one-pointedness, ekaggata cetasika.
 
 
samadhi-bhavana  the development of concentration.

samanantara-paccaya  contiguity-condition.

samanna lakkhana  general characteristics common to all conditioned realities.
 
 
samatha  the development of calm.
 
 
 
sambojjhanga  seven factors of enlightenment.
 
 
 
samma  right. 
 
 
 
samma-ditthi  right understanding.
 
 
samma-padhanas  the four right efforts: the effort of avoiding akusala, of overcoming akusala, of developing kusala and of maintaining kusala.
 
 
 
samapajjati  to enter upon
 
 
samma-samadhi  right concentration.


samma-sambuddha a universal Buddha, a fully enlightened person who has discovered the truth all by himself, without the aid of a teacher and who can proclaim the Truth to others beings.

samma-sankappa  right thinking of the eightfold Path.

samma-sati  right mindfulness.

samma-vayama  right mindfulness of the eightfold Path.
 
sampaticchana-citta  receiving-consciousness.

sampajanna  discrimination, comprehension.

sampayutta  associated with. 

sampayutta dhammas  associated dhammas, citta and cetasika which arise together.

sampayutta-paccaya  association-condition.

samsara  the cycle of birth and death.

samuccheda  extirpation

samuccheda marana  final death, is the final passing away of the arahat who will not be reborn.

samvega  a sense of spiritual urgency.

samyojanas  The Fetters, a group of defilements.

sanditthiko  visible here and now

Sangha  community of monks and nuns. As one of the triple Gems it means
 
the community of those people who have attained enlightenment. 
 
 
sankhata or sankhara dhamma  conditioned realities.

sankara-khandha  aggregate or group of all cetasikas other than feeling and perception or remembrance. 
 
 
sanna  memory, remembrance or perception. 
 
 
 
sanna-khandha  memory classified as one of the five khandhas.
 
 
 
santirana-citta  investigating-consciousness.


sappurisa  good man.

Sariputta  The First chief disciple of the Buddha.

sasankharika  induced, instigated, either by oneself or someone else. 
 
 
sati  mindfulness or awareness; non-forgetfuIness of what is wholesome or
 
non-forgetfulness of realities which appear.
 
 
satipatthana  applications of mindfulness. it can mean the cetasika sati 
which is aware of realities or the objects of mindfulness which are classified
 
as four applications of mindfulness: Body, Feeling, Citta, Dhamma. Or it can
 
mean the development of direct understanding of realities through awareness. 
 
 
sa-upadi-sesa nibbana   arahatship with the khandhas or groups of existence remaining, thus not final nibbana at death of an arahat.

savana-kicca  function of hearing. 

sayana-kicca  function of tasting. 

sekkha  learner, has attained enlightenment but not to the degree of arahatship, whereas the asekkha, non-learner, has attained arahatship.
 
 
sila  morality in action or speech, virtue.
 
 
 
silabbata-paramasa  wrong practice. 
 
 
silabbatupadana  wrong practice which is clinging to certain rules (rites and rituals) in one's practice.

sobhana (citta and cetasika)  beautiful, accompanied by beautiful roots.
 
sobhana hetus  beautiful roots.

sobhana kiriyacittas  kiriyacittas accompanied by sobhana (beautiful) roots.
 
somanassa  pleasant feeling.  
sota-dhatu  element of earsense.

sota-dvara-vithi-cittas  ear-door process cittas. 

sota-dvaravajjana-citta  ear-door-adverting-consciousness.
 
 
sota-vinnana  hearing-consciousness.
 
 
 
sotapanna  person who has attained the first stage of enlightenment, and
 
who has eradicated wrong view of realities. 
 
 
 
sukha  happy, pleasant.
 
 
sukha-vedana  happy or pleasant feeling.

sukhuma  subtle.

sukkha vipassana  mere insight, is also translated as “dry insight.”

sutta  part of the scriptures containing dialogues at different places on 
different occasions.
 
 
 
suttanta  a sutta text.
 
 
 

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