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(Pāli, bojjhaṇga).

A list of seven factors that lead to or constitute bodhi.or awakening. Often referred to as the seven ‘limbs of enlightenment’, the seven items are listed in Pāli sources as: (1) mindfulness (sati); (2) investigation of the Dharma (dharma-vicaya); (3) energy (viriya); (4) joy (pīti); (5) tranquillity (passaddhi); (6) meditation (samādhi); (7) equanimity (upekkhā). The seven occur as the sixth of the 37 ‘factors of enlightenment’ (bodhi-pākṣika-dharma).

(1) mindfulness (sati); (2) investigation of the Dharma (dharma-vicaya); (3) energy (viriya); (4) joy (pīti); (5) tranquillity (passaddhi); (6) meditation (samādhi); (7) equanimity (upekkhā).

Subjects: Buddhism.


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