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Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 16. Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam ekan’ ti Imàm aññha’ pi sahetuka kàmàvacara-vipàkacittàni nàma. _______ (Aññha Kàmàvacara Kriyà Cittàni) _______ 17. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 53 18. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam ekam, 19. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttam asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 20. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam ekaü, 21. Upekkhà-sahagatam ¤àõasampayuttaü asaïkharikam ekaü, 22.
If, for instance, one does an act, induced by another, or after much deliberation or premeditation on one’s part, then it is sa-saïkhàrika. If, on the contrary, one does it instantly without any external or internal inducement, or any premeditation, then it is asaïkhàrika. 13. Vicikicchà— This is an ethico-religious term. 9 (i) Vici = vicinanto, seeking, inquiring; ‘kicch, to tire, to strain, to be vexed. It is vexation due to perplexed thinking. ii) Vi, devoid + cikicchà, remedy (of knowledge).
Both these sensations are physical. According to Abhidhamma there is only one type of consciousness accompanied by pain, and one accompanied by happiness. Two are connected with a displeasurable feel32 ing. Of the 89 types of consciousness, in the remaining 85 are found either a pleasurable feeling or a neutral feeling. Somanassa, domanassa, and upekkhà are purely mental. Sukha and dukkha are purely physical. 8 11. Diññhi— √ ‘dis’, to see, to perceive. It is This term is derived from usually translated as view, belief, opinion, etc.