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phala {pi}

Pāḷi; √ phala
alt. sp.: IPA: pʰələ, Velthuis: phala, readable: phala, simple: phala
translation ~:
khmer: ផល
thai: ผล
sinhal.: ඵල
burm.: ဖလ


[dic] phala

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ATI Glossary

phala: Fruition. Specifically, the fruition of any of the four transcendent paths (see magga).


Buddhist Dictionary

by late Ven. Nyanalokita Thera:

phala: lit. 'fruit'. - 1. result, effect (often together with hetu, cause ); 2. benefit (e.g. in Sāmañña-phala Sutta, 'The Results, or Benefits, of Recluseship'; DN 2).

As 'path-result', or 'fruition', it donotes those moments of supermundane consciousness which flash forth immediately after the moment of path-consciousness (see ariya-puggala) and which, till the attainment of the next higher path, may during the practice of insight (see vipassanā) still recur innumerable times. If thus repeated, they are called the 'attainment of fruition (phalasamāpatti), which is explained in detail in Visuddhi Magga XXIII.


PTS Dictionary

by the Pali Text Society:


Glossary Thanissaro

Phala: Fruition. Specifically, the fruition of any of the four transcendent paths (see magga).


Illustrated Glossary of Pāli Terms

by Ven. Varado Maha Thera:

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Glossary various Teacher

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See also

Suttas and Dhammadesanā

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