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5. Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà— sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Vipàkacittaü. Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Dutiyajjhàna—Vipàkacittaü, Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Tatiyajjhàna— Vipàkacittaü, Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Catutthajjhàna— Vipàkacittaü, Upekkh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Pa¤camajjhàna— Vipàkacitta¤ c’àti. Imàni pa¤ca’ pi Råpàvacara—Vipàkacittàni nàma. (Råpàvacara Kriyà Cittàni—5) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Kriyàcittaü, Vicàra-Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Dutiyajjhàna—Kriyàcittaü, Pãti-Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Tatiyajjhàna— Kriyàcittaü, Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Catutthajjhàna— Kriyàcittaü, Upekkh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Pa¤camajjhàna— Kriyàcitta¤ c’àti.

Some scholars prefer ‘greed’. Craving is also used as an equivalent of lobha. In the case of a desirable object of sense, there arises, as a rule, clinging or attachment. In the case of an undesirable object, ordinarily there is aversion. In Pàli such aversion is termed dosa or pañigha. Dosa dus, to be displeased. Pañigha is is derived from ‘gha’ (han), to strike, derived from ‘pañi’, against, and to contact. Illwill, hatred are also suggested as equivalents of ‘pañigha’. muh, to delude. It is deluMoha is derived from sion, stupidity, bewilderment.

Where there is illwill (pañigha) there is displeasure (domanassa). Where there is displeasure there is illwill in a subtle or gross way. Suppose, for instance, a little child, who cannot discriminate between right and wrong, smilingly kills an ant. He does not know that he is committing the evil of killing. He is only playing with it. Now, does he cherish any illwill towards the ant? Is there any hatred or ill-feeling in his case? It is difficult to say so. What type of consciousness does he experience at that moment?

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