Thursday, 30 June 2011

Determination (adhitthana)

Adhitthana (Prakrit; from adhi significance "higher" or "human" quality stha signification "still") has been translated as "pick," "breakdown," "self-determination," "give" and "undiscouraged judgment." In the new law literature of Theravada Faith, adhitthana is one of the ten "perfections" (dasa paramiyo), exemplified by the bodhisatta's decide to prettify fully awakened.

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