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དྲན་པ། (Wyl. dran pa) n. Pron.: drenpa

དྲན་པ།  དྲན་པ།  དྲན་པ།    ༼ཐ་དད་པ་༽
past pres. fut. imp. v.t.
  • attentive inspection ▷HVG KBEU
  • Skt. smṛti. Mindfulness [Abhidharma] [Fifty-one mental states] [Five object-determining mental states]
  • mindfulness, recollection [Shamatha Meditation]
  • Mindfulness, the antidote to forgetting the instructions. [Shamatha Meditation] [Eight antidotes]
  • Mindfulness – through mindfulness one accomplishes 'continuously resettling' and 'fully settling the mind'; whenever one is distracted one gathers the mind and slowly, through habituation, non-distraction occurs [Shamatha Meditation] [Stages Accomplished Through the Six Powers]
  • Skt. स्मृतिः, smṛti, Pron.: smriti. From Sanskrit: remembrance, reminiscence, thinking of or upon | or | calling to mind | memory | memory as one of the Vyabhicāri-bhāvas | Memory (personified either as the daughter of Daksha and wife of Añgiras or as the daughter of Dharma and Medhā) | the whole body of sacred tradition or what is remembered by human teachers (in contradistinction to | or what is directly heard or revealed to the Ṛishis | in its widest acceptation this use of the term Smṛiti includes the 6 Vedāñgas, the Sūtras both | and | the law-books of Manu [see next] | the Itihāsas | the Mahābhārata and Rāmāyaṇa | the Purāṇas and the Nītiśāstras | the whole body of codes of law as handed down memoriter or by tradition (•esp. the codes of Manu Yājñavalkya and the 16 succeeding inspired lawgivers, viz. Atri, Vishṇu, Hārīta, Uśanas or Śukra, Añgiras, Yama, Āpastamba, Saṃvarta, Kātyāyana, Bṛihas-pati, Parāśara, Vyāsa, Śañkha, Likhīta, Daksha and Gautama | all these lawgivers being held to be inspired and to have based their precepts on the Veda | symbolical N. for the number 18 (fr. the 18 lawgivers above ) | a kind of metre | N. of the letter | desire, wish | for [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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