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ākāsa-kasiṇa

, m. n., practice of kasiṇa (q. v.)
depending on space, one of the aids to the practice of
meditation
(kammaṭṭhāna, q. v.); concentration on (a
limited portion of
) the sky; see paricchinnâkāsa-
kasiṇa. — Nett 89,25; ~aṁ bhāveti, A I 41,22; ~aṁ
eko 'sañjānāti, A V 46,9 = 60,22 = D III 268,26
(290,17) = M II 14,35, quoted Paṭis-a 128,19; ~aṁ
abhiññeyyaṁ, Paṭis I 6,29 (Ct. ~an ti paricchedâ-
kāso, Paṭis-a 80,13; cf. 129,3 ~an ti kasiṇugghāṭi-
mākāso, also As 186,20 ~an ti pana kasiṇugghāṭimā-
kāsam pītam ārammaṇaṁ katvā); ~aṁ uggaṇhanto
ākāsasmiṁ nimittaṁ gaṇhāti, Vism (I) 175,7 (Vism-
mht Se 1285,4; 288,8, 17); ~e pavattaviññāṇaṁ, Mp
II 77,4; °vasena, Paṭis I 95,10; Vism (I) 176,23; —
ifc. v. paricchedâ° (Paṭis-a 661,3).