Number

Ten

  • Numerals
  • Bases of Meritorious Action
  • Kasinas
  • Anusati / Kinds of Recollections
  • Dasa Bala / Wisdom-Powers of the Buddha
  • Miscellaneous

Numerals

  • HIndu-Arabic numeral : 10
  • Roam numeral : X

Bases of Meritorious Action

  • Dana / Giving
  • Sila / Morality
  • Bhavana / Mediation
  • Apacayana / Reverence
  • Veyyavacca / Service
  • Pattidana / Sharing of one’s merit
  • Pattanumodana / Rejoicing in others’ merit
  • Dhamma desana / Teaching or preaching the dhamma
  • Dhamma savana / Listening to the dhamma
  • Ditthijukamma / Straightening one’s right view

Kasinas

  • Earth kasina
  • Water kasina
  • Fire kasina
  • Air kasina
  • Blue kasina
  • Yellow kasina
  • Red kasina
  • White kasina
  • Space kasina or limited-space kasina
  • Light kasina

Anusati / Kinds of Recollections

The recollection of

  • the Buddha
  • the Dhamma
  • the Sangh
  • Morality
  • Generosity
  • Devas or deities
  • Peace
  • Death
  • the mindfulness of the body
  • the mindfulness of breathing

Dasa Bala / Wisdom-Powers of the Buddha

Understanding as it truly is

  • the possible as possible and the impossible as impossible
  • the results of actions (kammas) undertaken, past, present, and future, with ssibilities and with causes
  • the ways leading to all destinations (all the states of existence and nibbana)
  • the world with its many and different elements
  • how beings have different inclinations
  • the disposition of the faculty of other beings, other persons
  • the defilement, the cleaning and the emergence of the jhanas, liberations, concentrations, and attainments

Pu-Di-Ah (three kinds of “special” knowledge)

  • Recollecting His manifold past lives
  • With the divine eye seeing the beings passing away and reappearing, inferior and superior, fair and ugly, fortunate and unfortunate (understanding how beings pass on according to kammas)
  • By realizing for Himself with direct knowledge, here and now entering upon and abiding in the deliverance of mind and deliverance of wisdom that are taintless with the destruction of the taints

Miscellaneous

  • Decimal digits : 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Decade : ten years
  • Decad : group of ten elements
  • Ten Commandments
  • Ten Paramis / perfections
  • Ten evil or bad actions
  • Ten good actions
  • Last ten lives of the Bodhisatta (Jataka tales)
  • Ten precepts of a novice
  • Ten directions

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