Number

Six

  • Numerals
  • Nivarnas / Hindrances
  • Kinds of Craving
  • Hetus / Roots
  • Caritas / Types of Nature
  • Miscellaneous

Numerals

  • Hindu-Arabic numeral : 6
  • Roman numeral : VI

Nivarnas / Hindrances

  • Kammacchanda / Sense-desire
  • Vyapada / Ill-will
  • Thina-middha / Sloth and torpor
  • Udhhacca-kukkucca / Restlessness and brooding or worry
  • Vicikiccha / Skeptical doubt or perplexity
  • Avijja / Ignorance

Kinds of Craving

  • Rupa tanha / Craving for visible objects
  • Sadda tanya / Craving for sounds
  • Gandha tanya / Craving for smells or odors
  • Rasa tanya / Craving for tastes
  • Photthabha tanha / Craving for bodily impressions
  • Dhamma tanha / Craving for mental impressions

Hetus / Roots

  • Loba / Greed / Attachment/ Avarice
  • Dosa / Ill-will / Anger / Hatred
  • Moha / Ignorance/ Delusion
  • Alobha / Non-attachment / Charity
  • Adosa / Good-will / Loving kindness
  • Amoha / Wisdom

Caritas / Types of Nature

  • Raga carita / Greedy natured
  • Dosa carita / Hate natured
  • Moha carita / Stupid or dull natured
  • Saddha carita / Faithful natured / Confidence in the Triple Gem
  • Buddha carita / Intelligent natured / Rely on reason
  • Vitakka carita / Ruminating natured / “Think” but do not accomplish much)

Miscellaneous

  • Six Buddhist Councils (Synods)
  • Six Deva Planes
  • Six Sense Doors
  • Hexagon / Six sided figure
  • Volleyball : Six players
  • June : 6th month of the Gregorian Calendar

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