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yakkha: in popular belief, a kind of ghost, goblin. or ogre.

yāma-deva: are a kind of heavenly beings of the sensuous world; s. deva.

yamaka-pātihāriya: 'twin miracle'. "There the Perfect One performed the twin miracle unattainable to any disciple: from the upper part of his body a flame sprang forth, and from the lower part a stream of water. etc.'' (Pts.M. I, 125 f.); App.

yathā-bhūta-āna-dassana: 'the knowledge and vision according to reality', is one of the 18 chief kinds of insight (vipassanā, q.v.).

yathākammūpaga-āna: 'knowledge of rebirth according to one's actions'; s. abhiā (4).

yathāsanthatik'anga: 'the practice of being satisfied with whatever dwelling', is one of the ascetical means of purification; s. dhutanga (12).

yoga: 'yokes, bonds', is another name for the 4 cankers (āsava, q.v.) .

yogāvacara = yogi: 'one devoted to mental training,' is in Vis.M the usual name for the disciple cultivating mental concentration (App.).

yokes: yoga, q.v.

yoni: 'modes of generation.' There are 4 generation from the egg, from the mother's womb, from moisture, and spontaneous rebirth (opapātika, q.v.) in heaven, hell, etc. Explained in M. 12.

yoniso manasikāra: 'thorough attention' or wise consideration': s. manasikāra.

youth-infatuation: s. mada.

yuganaddha: s. samatha-vipassanā, last paragraph.


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