The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Cetana- differentiated perception, conscious

mānasaṃ cetanā śaktir ātmā ceti catuṣṭayam |
yadā priye parikṣīṇaṃ tadā tad bhairavaṃ vapuḥ || 138 ||



Lakshmanjoo says, “Cetana is differentiated perception . . . a kind of intellect.”
also transliterated as chetanna.
cetana
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74042]
(ī́)n. visible , conspicuous , distinguished , excellent RV. AV. ix , 4 , 21
397,3] [L=74043]
Kat2hUp. v , 13 S3vetUp. vi , 13 Hariv. 3587 KapS. Tattvas. &c
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74044]
an intelligent being , man Sarvad. ii , 221
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74045]
soul , mind L.
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74046]
conspicuousness RV. i , 13 , 11 and 170 , 4 ; iii , 3 , 8 ; iv , 7 , 2
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74047]
soul , mind R. vii , 55 , 17 and 20
cétanā [p= 397,3] [L=74048]
consciousness , understanding , sense , intelligence Ya1jn5. iii , 175 MBh. &c (often ifc. [f(ā).] Mn. ix , 67 MBh. &c ) (cf. a- , niś- , puru-cét° , vi- , sa- , sú-).
ce° tana [p= 401,3] [L=74907]
» ib.
(H2) mf
[p= percipient , conscious , sentient , intelligent
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) f.
(H3) &c

cetas
cétas [p= 398,1] [L=74066]
splendour RV.

Naigh. iii , 9) consciousness , intelligence , thinking soul , heart , mind VS. xxxiv , 3 AV. Mn. ix , xii MBh. &c (ifc. Kat2hUp. Mn. &c )

AV. vi , 116 , 3 TBr. iii , 1 , 1 , 7

a-cetás , dabhrá- , prá- , laghu- , ví- , sá- , su-cétas.
cétas [p= 401,3] [L=74910]
, °tāya &c »cit.
(H2) n.
[L=74067](
[L=74068]will
[L=74069]cf.
(H1) &c



Jaideva Singh on cetana:



The Yoga of delight, wonder, and astonishment: a translation of ... - Page 137
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- 1991 - 173 pages - Google eBook - Preview
VERSE 149 MahaSQnyalaye vahnau bhutaksavisayadikam / Huyate manasa sardham sa homaS cetana-sruca. ... (3) Cetana functions as the laddie. That word cetana is untranslatable. It is intermediate between citi, the supreme Universal ...
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Jaideva Singh



Vijnanabhairava, or Divine consciousness: a treasury of 112 types ... - Page 137
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- 1979 - 173 pages - Preview
II Mahasunyalaye vahnau bhiitaksavisayadikam / Huyate manasa sardharh sa homas cetana-sruca // 149 TRANSLATION When in the fire ... (3) Cetana functions as the laddie. That word cetana is untranslatable. It is intermediate between citi, ...
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Jaideva Singh

Cetana in other texts:




Yoga philosophy of Patañjali: containing his Yoga aphorisms with ... - Page 69
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, Hariharānanda Āraṇya (Swami.), Vyāsa - 1983 - 483 pages - Google eBook - Preview
That sort of consciousness is Pratyak-chetana, or Purusa. The word 'Purusa' when used by itself might refer to a free being, ... But Pratyak-chetana means the true Self of a person who has nescience (and thus of one who is free from ...
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Patañjali

The Essence of Bhagavad Gita - Page 323
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- 2002 - 501 pages - Preview
cetana: sensation, feeling of pleasure and pain. One should remember that this cetana, the particular feeling of body is ... This response of a living body is known as sensation (cetana). In a sleeping state, the body shows response to ...
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Braja Dulal Mookherjee




Researches in Indian and Buddhist philosophy: essays in honour of ... - Page 92
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Rāma Karaṇa Śarmā - 1993 - 285 pages - Preview
(PTS edition) (10) Cetana forms our habits and attitudes.lt dictates to the contents and influences their cognition. Cetana is a polluted form of citta. Its main function is to co-ordinate its own epistemic states which are grasped as ...
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Alex Wayman,

The Pali-English dictionary - Page 271
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, William Stede - 2004 - 738 pages - Preview
[see cetana] connected with a thought or intention J ¥1.304 ; usually in «° without a thought, unintentional J 11.375; ¥1.178; Vbh 419. Cetana [f. abstr. fr . cat, see cinteti] state of ceto in action. thinking as active thought, ...
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Thomas William Rhys Davids


Journey Into Consciousness: The Chakras, Tantra and Jungian Psychology - Page 168
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- 1998 - 254 pages - Preview
This dynamic function is called cetana, translated as volition. However subtle it might be, when the mind settles on ... The Buddhists also refer to this cetana force as the "monkey mind" because it is ceaselessly jumping from one thing ...
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Charles Breaux


cetanā
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74042]
(ī́)n. visible , conspicuous , distinguished , excellent RV. AV. ix , 4 , 21
397,3] [L=74043]
Kat2hUp. v , 13 S3vetUp. vi , 13 Hariv. 3587 KapS. Tattvas. &c
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74044]
an intelligent being , man Sarvad. ii , 221
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74045]
soul , mind L.
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74046]
conspicuousness RV. i , 13 , 11 and 170 , 4 ; iii , 3 , 8 ; iv , 7 , 2
cétana [p= 397,3] [L=74047]
soul , mind R. vii , 55 , 17 and 20
cétanā [p= 397,3] [L=74048]
consciousness , understanding , sense , intelligence Ya1jn5. iii , 175 MBh. &c (often ifc. [f(ā).] Mn. ix , 67 MBh. &c ) (cf. a- , niś- , puru-cét° , vi- , sa- , sú-).
(H2) mf
[p= percipient , conscious , sentient , intelligent
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) f.