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ākiñcañña

, (1) n. [sa. ākiṁcanya; ākiñcana +
ya], also ākiñcana (q. v.); Sadd 625,9; Pds-ṭ 84,24-27
√sakatthe'); (a) state of having nothing, 'Nothingness',
'Plane of Naught' (Childers), having no hindrance,
with no wealth or acquisitions
(or family); with meta-
physical meanings in commentaries and other exegetical
texts;
(b) nibbāna. — (a) nom. sg. kiñcanaṁ āram-
maṇaṁ assa n' atthî ti ~aṁ, Ps II 354,26; akiñca-
nassa bhāvo ~aṁ ākāsânañcâyatanaviññāṇâpaga-
mass' etaṁ adhivacanaṁ, Vism 334,35 = Nidd-a II
65,22 = As 206,8 (trsl. "Nothingness is the state of
having nothing left, an equivalent term for the dis-
appearance of the consciousness of the sphere of in-
finite space", Expositor
276,12 foll.); ime cattāro
dhammā: khanti appāhāratā rativippahānaṁ ~aṁ,
Mil 181,28 (but in Sinh, trsl., ed. 1915, p. 243,29:
akiñcāyatanadhyāna-guṇa); ~aṁ, paṭhamâruppa-
viññāṇâbhāvo, Abhidh-s-mhṭ Ce (1933) 53,11; acc. sg.
~aṁ patthayāno, Sn 976 (Ct. akiñcanabhāvaṁ, parig-
gahûpakaraṇavivekan ti vuttaṁ hoti, Pj II 580,32);
~aṁ pekkhamāno, Sn 1070 (Ct. taṁ ākiñcaññâyatana-
samāpattiṁ sato samāpajjitvā vuṭṭhahitvā ca anic-
câdivasena passamāno, Pj II 593,20 ≠ Nidd II
101,23); ~aṁ nissito, Sn 1071, 1072; ~aṁ hi patthaye,
Thī 341 (Ct. akiñcanabhāvaṁ apariggahabhāvaṁ eva
patthayāmi, Thī-a 240,16); ~aṁ patthayantā, Ap
18,6 (nippaḷibodhabhāvam icchantā, Ap-a 220,24);
paṭhamâruppakâbhāvaṁ (w. r. in Ee paṭhāmā°) ~añ
ca gocaraṁ, Nāmar-p 398; loc. sg. ~amhi gocare
(split-cpd.), ib. 1474; nom. pl. ~āni, Ps II 354,28;
(b) nom. sg. nibbānam pi ~aṁ, Spk III 99,10; pl.
maggaphalāni kiñcanānaṁ maddana-palibajjhana- (?)
kilesānaṁ natthitāya ~āni, ib. 99,8; cf. also Ps II
354,28; 355,17; — (2) mfn., pertaining to 'Nothingness'
etc.; f. nom. sg.
~ā cetovimutti, M I 297,31-35 (Ct.
ārammaṇakiñcanassa abhāvato ~ā, Ps II 353,21);
acc. sg. yad eva tattha saccaṁ tad abhiññāya ~aṁ
yeva paṭipadaṁ paṭipanno hoti, A II 177,17 (Ct.
kiñcanabhāva-virahitaṁ nippalibodhaṁ niggahaṇam
eva paṭipadaṁ, Mp III 163,12); nom. pl. ~ā cetovi-
muttiyo, M I 298,17 (Ps II 354,24) ≠ S IV 296,27; —
see also under ~ā. — — °-cetovimutti, f.; nom. pl.
~iyo nāma nava dhammā: ākiñcaññâyatanaṁ mag-
gaphalāni ca, Spk III 99,6 ad S IV 297,21 (text of Ee
& ct. of Se ākiñcaññā ce°); — °-vinivesa (-ā-), m.,
see
abhinivesa; m. pl. akiñcanabhāve niggahaṇa-
bhāve etesaṁ cittaṁ vinivisatî ti ~ā, Mp III 384,12
(with v. l.: °ññāvinivesā, °ññâbhinivesā, ākiñcanâ-
bhinivesā) ad A III 363,25 = akiñcaññâbhinivesā
(with v. l. akiñcanâbhi°, akiñcâbhi°); — °-sam-
bhava
, m.; nom. sg ~o vuccati ākiñcaññâyatana-
saṁvattaniko kammâbhisaṅkhāro, Nidd II 101,29 ff.;
acc. sg. ~aṁ ñatvā, Sn 1115 (so Ce ed. 1924, no. 1123
with v. l. -ā-); trsl.: having 'grasped from whence
proceeds the sense of Nothingness'
(Chalmers); ct.
ākiñcaññâyatanajanakaṁ kammâbhisamkhāram
ñatvā, Pj II 601,16.
Akiñcañña-sutta, n., Npr. of two suttas: (1)
S III 237, (2) ib. IV 267. — See PPN.