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earnestness: appamāda (q.v.).

earth-element: s. dhātu (I).

eating, knowing the measure in bhojane matta˝˝utā (q.v.).

effort, the 4 right e.: samma-ppadhāna; s. padhāna. Right e. s. sacca (IV 6), magga (6) . - 5 elements of e.: padhāniyanga (q.v.).

ego-entity: attā (q.v.).

ego-belief: s. ditthi, sakkāya-ditthi, vipallāsa.

ego-idea, ego-perception: s. vipallāsa.

egolessness: anattā (q.v.).

eightfold path: s. magga.

eka-bījī: 'germinating only once more', is the name for one of the 3 kinds of Stream-winners: s. Sotāpanna.

ekāsanik'anga: the exercise of eating at one sitting, is one of the ascetic practices; s. dhutanga.

eka-vokāra-bhava: one-group existence, is the existence of the unconscious beings (asa˝˝a-satta, q.v.) as they possess only the corporeality-group. Cf. catu-vokāra-bhava, pa˝ca-vokāra-bhava.

elasticity (of corporeality, mental factors or consciousness): mudutā; s. khandha (Corporeality I.B.) and Tab. II.

elders, the teaching of the: Theravāda (q.v.).

elements: dhātu (q.v.). - Analysis of the 4 e.: dhātu-vavatthāna (q.v.).

emotion: 8 sources of e.: samvega-vatthu (q.v.). The 4 places rousing emotion; samvejanīya-tthāna (q.v.).

emptiness: su˝˝atā (q.v.). - Contemplation of e.: su˝˝atānupassanā. - For emptiness of self, pertaining to the 4 truths, s. sacca.

ends: 'attaining two ends simultaneously'; sama-sīsī (q.v.).

energy: viriya (q.v.); further s. bojjhanga, bala, pāramī.

enlightened one, the: Buddha; s. sammā-sambuddha.

enlightenment: bodhi (q.v.). - The 7 elements of e.: bojjhanga (q.v.). - A being destined for e.: Bodhisatta (q.v.).

enthusiasm: pīti (q.v.).

envy: issā (q.v.).

equality-conceit: s. māna.

equanimity: upekkhā (q.v.) = tatra-majjhattatā (q.v.). - Knowledge consisting in e. with regard to all formations, s. visuddhi (VI, 8). - Indulging in e., s. manopavicāra.

equilibrium of mental faculties: indriya-samatta (q.v.).

escape: nissarana (s. pahāna).

eternity: cf. kappa.

eternity-belief: sassata-ditthi; s. ditthi.

exertion: see padhāna, viriya, magga (6). - Reaching Nibbāna with or without e.; s. Anāgāmi.

existence: bhava (q.v.) - The 5 groups of e.: khandha (q.v.) - The 4 substrata of e.: upadhi (q.v.). - Courses of e.: gati (q.v.). - Wheel of e.: samsāra (q.v.). - Craving for e.: bhava-tanhā; s. tanhā; - The 3 characteristics of e.: ti-lakkhana (q.v.).

expression (bodily and verbal): s. vi˝˝atti.

extinction: s. nirodha; - of craving: tanhakkhaya (q.v.).

extremes: the two e. and the middle path; s. majjhima-patipadā.

eye: 5 kinds, s. cakkhu. - Visual organ, s. āyatana.

eye-consciousness: cakkhu-vi˝˝āna; s. dhātu, khandha.

eye-organ: s. āyatana.


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