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kattu-kāma-tā

, f. [cf. kattukamya, q.v.], the wish to
do, to act;
exeg.: chando ti ~āy' etaṁ adhivaca-
naṁ, Vism 466,17; — idha paribāhire ~āya anujāni-
tvā, Sp 787,14; līḷāravindaṁ ~āya tava hatthena
bhañjasi, Vv-a 43,4; sabbesam pi ca etesaṁ ~ā
chando-ādinivaraṇâdivikkhambhanā majjhaṁ, As
194,34; — °-kusala-cchanda, m., an endeavour towards
(generating) good (states of mind), which is constituted
by the wish to act;
chandatā ti ~o, Cp-a 283,16; —
°âdhippāya, m., intention consisting in the wish to act;
puna yathāporāṇaṁ iddhânubhāvena ~ato, Vjb
413,9; — °-lakkhaṇa, mfn. [cf. kattukamyatālak-
khaṇa, q.v.], characterised by the wish to act; chando
uppajjatī ti bhāvanāya ~o kusalacchando uppajjati,
Sp-ṭ II 190,18.