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sensuality {en}

Pāḷi; √ sensuality
alt. sp.:
translation ~:
khmer: sensuality
thai: sensuality
sinhal.: sensuality
burm.: sensuality


[dic] sensuality

sensuality: kāma.

ATI Glossary

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Buddhist Dictionary

by late Ven. Nyanalokita Thera:

sensuality (subject & object): kāma.


PTS Dictionary

by the Pali Text Society:


Glossary Thanissaro

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

Sensuality: Kāma. See also Asubha (unattractiveness, loathsomeness); Body; Nekkhamma (renunciation); Pleasure; Restraint; saḷāyatana (six sense-media); Sexual identity; upādāna (clinging).

  • As a yoke: AN 4.10
  • As a flood: SN 45.171
  • The allures and drawbacks of Sensuality: MN 13
  • Dangers of: MN 45
  • What's wrong with sensual pleasures?: SN 5.6
  • Like falling into debt: AN 6.45
  • Be careful with Sensuality as you would a venomous snake: Sn 4.1
  • Clinging to sense-pleasures is a fetter: Ud 7.3
  • Like a fish caught in a trap: Ud 7.4
  • Like a suckling calf dependent on its mother: Ud 7.4
  • Renouncing Sensuality brings an even higher happiness: Ud 3.2
  • Six important aspects of Sensuality to be understood: AN 6.63
  • Ananda's advice to Vangisa on overcoming lust: Thag 21
  • The source of Sensuality lies in the mind's passionate response to sense-objects, not in the objects themselves: AN 6.63
  • Sensuality,” in The Mind Like Fire Unbound (Ven. Thanissaro)
  • Buddhism and Sex (M. O'C. Walshe)

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