วิปัสสนา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali vipassanā (right knowledge); compare Sanskrit विपश्यना (vipaśyanā, right knowledge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic วิปัสสนา
w i p ạ s s n ā
Phonemic วิ-ปัด-สะ-นา
w i – p ạ ɗ – s a – n ā
Paiboon wí-bpàt-sà-naa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /wi˦˥.pat̚˨˩.sa˨˩.naː˧/

Noun[edit]

วิปัสสนา (wí-bpàt-sà-naa)

  1. enlightenment; thorough knowledge.
  2. the training of mind for the purpose of realising that all formations are impermanent, are essenceless, and are not reliable sources of pleasure.