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vaci  speech.
 
 
 
vaci-duccarita virati  abstinence from wrong speech.
 
 
vaci-vinnatti  the rupa which is speech intimation.

vanna  appearance or quality.

vasana  disagreeable habits accumulated in the past that can only be eradicated by a Buddha. Even arahats who have eradicated all defilements may still have a way of speech or action that is not agreeable to others. This is not motivated by akusala, but it is due to their habits in the past which have been accumulated. 

vatthu  base, physical base of citta.

vayo-dhatu  element of wind or motion.

vedana  feeling.
 
 
 
vedana-khandha  group of all feelings.
 
 
 
vedananupassana satipathana  mindfulness of feeling
 
 
Vibhanga “Book of Analysis”, one of the seven books of the Abhidhamma.

vibhava-tanha  craving for non-existence.
 
vicara  sustained thought or discursive thinking.

vicikiccha  doubt.

vigata-paccaya  disappearance-condition.

vihimsa-vitakka  thought of harming.



Vikkhambhana  suppression



Vinaya  Book of Discipline for the monks 

vinnana  consciousness citta.

vinnana-dhatu  element of consciousness, comprising all cittas.

vinnanakkhandha  aggregate of consciousness, comprising all cittas.

vinnanancayatana  sphere of boundless consciousness, meditation s ubject for the second stage of immaterial jhana.

vipaka-paccaya  vipaka-condition.

vipakacitta  citta which is the result of a wholesome deed (kusala kamma)
 
or an unwholesome deed (akusala kamma). It can arise as rebirth-
 
consciousness, or during life as the experience of pleasant or unpleasant
 
objects through the senses, such as seeing, hearing, etc.
 
 
vipallasas  perversions. Three kinds: sanna perversion of perception, citta of thought, dittìhi of views.
 
 
vipassana  insight, wisdom which sees realities as they are.
 
 
 
vipassana nana  moment of insight knowledge.
 
 
vippayutta  unaccompanied by.

vippayutta-paccaya  dissociation-condition.

viriya  energy.

visankharadhamma  unconditioned dhamma, nibbana.

Visuddhimagga  an Encyclopedia of the Buddha's teaching, written by 
Buddhaghosa in the fifth century A.D.
 
 
 
vitakka  applied thinking, a cetasika which directs the citta to the object.
 
 
vithicittas  cittas arising in processes.

vithi-vimutti-cittas  process freed cittas, cittas which do not arise within a process.

Vítikkama  transgression   votthapana-citta  determining consciousness.

vyapada  ill-will. 

vyapada-vitakka  thought of malevolence. 


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