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Energy (viriya-bala) 26. " " Mindfulness (sati-bala) 27. " " Concentration(samàdhi-bala) 28. " " Wisdom (pa¤¤à-bala) 29. " " Moral Shame (hiri-bala) 30. " " Moral Dread (otappa-bala) 57 } } Path Factors (magg’anga) Powers (bala) 31. Non-Greed (alobha) 32. Non-Hatred (adosa) 33. Non-Delusion (amoha) } Wholesome Roots (kusala-måla) } 34. Non-Covetousness (anabhijjhà) 35. Non-illwill (avyàpàda) Wholesome Ways 36. Right Understanding of Action (sammà-diññhi) ( (kusala-kammapatha) 37. Moral Shame (hiri) 38.

Wisdom (pa¤¤à-bala) 29. " " Moral Shame (hiri-bala) 30. " " Moral Dread (otappa-bala) 57 } } Path Factors (magg’anga) Powers (bala) 31. Non-Greed (alobha) 32. Non-Hatred (adosa) 33. Non-Delusion (amoha) } Wholesome Roots (kusala-måla) } 34. Non-Covetousness (anabhijjhà) 35. Non-illwill (avyàpàda) Wholesome Ways 36. Right Understanding of Action (sammà-diññhi) ( (kusala-kammapatha) 37. Moral Shame (hiri) 38. Dread (otappa) } The Guardians of the World (lokapàla) 39. Tranquillity of Mental Concomitants (kàya-passaddhi) 40.

If we look at the admirable architecture of the Dhammasangaõã’s groundplan and details, we shall certainly not be willing to suppose that its author — be it the Buddha Himself or His early disciples — was unable to undertake the simple procedure of summarizing parallel factors under a single heading, as in later periods it was actually done in the commentary (Aññhasàliõã), the Visuddhimagga and the Abhidhammattha-Sangaha. 63 The Aññhasàliõã (p. 135) actually discusses a criticism alleging lack of system and superfluity of repetitions in the List of Dhammas.

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