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ahaṁ-kāra

, m. (1) [ts., vb. noun from *aham iti
karoti, see for inst. SN III 169,17 : n'eso 'ham asmi, etc.;
nearly always together with
mamaṁ-kāra, see n'etaṁ
mama, ib.; v. ll. ahim-kāra + mamiṁ-kāra may be-jus-
tified as
cvi-formations, cf. mamim-karoti(Ja V 330,9*)
meaning mamāyati], the illusion of ego (rarely, as in
sa.: conceit
); Abh 171 (≠ Am-k I 7,22); Sadd 485,14;
554,21 (= 'māno'); — Nāmar-p 112 (cf. Ps I 107,4);
Ps III 198,5 (see ahaṁkāra-diṭṭhi); aññam-aññaṁ ~aṁ
katvā, Sv (II) 607,26; ~o ca mamaṁ-kāro ca, Nett
127,2; pl. ~ā me uparujjhissanti, mamaṁ-kārā m. u.,
I AN III 444,8 (cf. a-tammaya, mfn.; = ahaṁkāra-
diṭthi, resp. mamaṁkāra-taṇhā, Mp); in cpd.s: ahaṁ-
kāra-mamaṁkārattaṁ, Ud-a 210,3; imasmim ...
kāye . . . ~-mamaṁkāra-mānâpagatam mānasaṁ (na)
hoṭi, SN II 253,9,29; AN IV 53,9,13 (cf. anattasaññā-
paricitena cetasā, ib. 7, 11; Mp); imasmiṁ ... kāye ...
~-mamaṁkāra-mānânusayā susamūhatā, MN III
32,34; 36,30; SN II 275,2; III 236,2; IV 41,7; do. na
honti, MN III 18,30; SN II 252,16,30; III 80,6: 103,11 ;
136,3; 169,13,27; AN I 132,25; 133,25; see asmimāna,
ahaṁ-māna; — (2) [vb. noun from 'ahaṁ karomī' ti
(hoti), cf. Ud 70,27*, opp. paraṁ-kāra, cf. 'paro
karotī' ti, ib.], see ahaṁkāra-pasuta; ifc. v. rūdhâ° (Su-
bodh 285); — °-diṭthi, f., the view of a° (1); Mp II
206,8 ≠ Spk II 215,2 (cf. Ps III 198,5); °-pasuta,
mfn. [pasuta (see Pj II 109,20, Sv I 297,3-11, Nidd
II 203,30—204,4, Dhp-a III 160,1-2, Th-a ad Th 28),
deriv. from prasita unwarranted], addicted to the
theory
(illusion) of self creation; ~ā ayaṁ pajā paraṁ-
kār[ū/u]pasaṁhitā, Ud 70,25* (Ud-a: ahaṁkāra = sa-
yaṁkārao: 'sayaṁ-kato attā caloko ca', while paraṁ-
kāra ɔ: 'añño issarâdiko sabbaṁ karoti'; see a-paraṁ-
kāra, a-sayaṁkāra above?); — °-mala, rt., the defile-
ment of
a° (1); °ahaṁkārâdimalānaṁ suppahīnatam
(acc), Ud-a 247,12; — °-rasa, mfn., having a° (1)
for its "essential property"; unnati-lakkhaṇo 'māno',
~o, uddhumātabhāva-paccupaṭṭhāno, Ps I 107,4; —
°-vatthu, n., the (concrete) object of a° (1); 'attā' ti
~u, 'loko' ti mamaṁkāravatthu, Ud-a 344,8.