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Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
hāna-bhāgiya-sīla,h.-b.-samādhih.-b.-paññā:morality,concentration or wisdom connected with decline.The other three stages are:ṭhiti-bhāgiya sīla,etc.morality,etc.connected with a standstill; visesa-bhāgiya sīla,etc.:morality,etc.connected with progress; nibbedha-bhāgiya sīla,etc.:morality,etc.connected with penetration.Cf.A.IV,179; VI.X,71.

" 'Decline' (hāna) is to be understood with regard to the arising of opposing qualities,'standstill' (ṭhiti) with regard to the standstill of the corresponding attentiveness,'progress' (visesa) with regard to higher excellency,'penetration' (nibbedha) with regard to the arising of perception and reflection connected with the turning away (from existence)" (Vis.M.III).Cf.vodāna (2).

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