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a-subha

, mfn. [sa. a-çubha], (not beautiful,
inauspicious, but with the Buddhists mainly —

1asuci); impure, disgusting (as filth, corpses and the
saṁskāras in general); saṁkhatam ~an ti jāniya, Thī
388 ( = kilesâsuci-paggharaṇena ~aṁ, Thī-a); ~ato
manasi-karissāma, SN IV 111,28; ~aṁ ~at' adda-
suṁ, AN II 52,30*; kese ~ato passantaṁ, Dhp-a I
76,11; ~ato āvajjantassa, Spk III 64,31; ~a-vasena
olokento, Ja III 534,27'; ~e subha-saññino, AN II
52,21*; ~e 'subhan' ti ... manasikāro, Spk III
139,25; — f. ~ā (scil. bhāvanā or anupassanā), medi-
tation on or considering of the
(ten) impurities: ~aṁ
bhāvanaṁ bhāvehi, ~aṁ hi te bhāvanaṁ bhāvayato
yo rāgo so pahīyissati, MN I 424,34 (Ps); ~āya cit-
taṁ bhāvehi ekaggaṁ susamāhitaṁ, Sn 341 = SN
I 188,21* = Ap 549,3 = 609,13 (ellipsis of (paron.)
bhāvanāya), hence asubhā, f.: rāgassa pahānāya
~ā bhāvetabbā, AN III 446,1 ≠ IV 353,9; Ud 37,16
(quoted Vism 114,34); ~aṁ bhāvayati, Dhp 350;
~āya vaṇṇaṁ bhāsati, SN V 320,20—321,3 ≠ Vin
III 68,5—69,31; rāga-caritassa puggalassa ~aṁ de-
sayati, Nett 24,25; tassa (ɔ: samathassa) ~ā pada-
ṭṭhānaṁ, Nett 27,23 (~ā ti asubhânupassanā, Nett-a);
the ten modes (and objects) of asubha-meditation
(uddhumātaka, etc.; Abhidh-k-vy Trsl. VI 149,19;
Vism 110,29 ... 114,34, 178,1—196,26; As 197,4
200,14; Nāmar-p 1068—1098; Abhidh-s 41,4,17,
42,12,19) are referred to as dasa asubhā, Vism 110,23,
etc.; asubhāni, Vism 193,16*; dasa-vidhaṁ asubhaṁ,
Nāmar-p 1098, (As 199,28), cf. ~āni dasa, Abhidh-av
90,35*; dasasu (aviññāṇaka-)~esu, Vism 178,7, Dhp-a
I 76,9; IV 68,23; dasannaṁ ~ānaṁ, Mp III 140,8;
dasa-~a-nissita-, Spk III 165,34; — ifc. v. aviññā-
ṇaka
°; purisâ° and mātugāmâ° (Spk III 184,2-3);
lambâsubha-payodhara (Ap 548,15); subhâ° (Sn
633).