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ekâsana

, n. (eka + 2āsana), 1. a solitary seat,
dwelling
(cf. eka-seyya, eka-seyyā; alleged to favour
spiritual accomplishments
); 2.a. one and the same seat;
2.b. one seat; 3. a single session (cf. La Vallée Poussin,
L'Abhidharmakosa, Vol. IV p. 17 n. 1); — 1. (cf. eka
2.a.): subhāsitassa sikkhetha samanûpāsanassa (so read
with Be; Ee
-upa-) ca ~assa ca raho, S I 46,14* = Th 239
(ekassa ... kāyavivekaṁ anubrūhantassa raho ... āsana-
nisajjaṁ sikkheyya, Th-a II 95,10 foll.); ~assa sikkhetha
samaṇopāsanassa ca, Sn 718 (vivittâsanassa, āsana-
mukhena c' ettha sabba-iriyāpathā vuttā, Pj II 499,7
foll.); ~e nisinnassa, Spk II 83,7; ~e nisinnass' eva
vipassanaṁ viuidhentassa, Mp IV 62,17; ~aṁ ekaseyyaṁ
eko caram, Dhp 305 (ekako va nisīdati, Dhp-a III 471,14;
cf. bhikkhusahassamajjhe pi hi mūla-kamma-ṭṭhānaṁ
avijahitvā ... ten' eva manasi-kārena nisinnassa āsanaṁ
~aṁ nāma, 472,8); — 2.a. (cf. eka 4.): thero upāsikāya
saddhiṁ ~e nisinno ti, Sp 633,4 ad Vin III 188,11** foll.
("the same [isolated] seat "); mātugāmena saddhiṁ ~e,
633,14; 751,11; Sakkena saddhiṁ ~e nisīdirvā, Cp-a 57,5; —
2.b. (cf. eka 5.): hatthi-yānaṁ assa-yānaṁ ... labhāmi...
~ass' idaṁ phalaṁ, Ap 382,6; 382,15; 382,18 (v. s. v.
Ekāsanadāyaka); — °-phalaṁ idaṁ, 526,10 foll. (v. s. v.
Ekāsanadāyikā); — 3. yadi vā sasan'-antarena accantaṁ
nibbānaṁ pāpuṇāti, yadi vā ~e cha abhiññe, Peṭ 29,21
foll. ("either with intervals between sessions, or else in a
single session",
[Ñm]).