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kamma-nimitta

, n., the sign of kamma; one of three
factors that determine rebirth-linking
(paṭisandhi):
kamma, ~, gatinimitta; ~ is the event (vatthu) through
which one accumulates
kamma by making it the object
at the time of
kamma accumulation;exeg.: paṭisan-
dhiyā tīṇi ārammaṇāni honti: kammaṁ, ~aṁ, gati-
nimittan ti... ~aṁ nāma yaṁ vatthuṁ ārammaṇaṁ
katvā kammaṁ āyūhati, Vibh-a 156,1,5 foll.; Abhidh-
av 57,15; Mp-ṭ I 221,6; — tāni 'ssa tasmiṁ samaye
olambantī (= M III 164,27) ti ādivacanato maraṇa-
mañce nipannassa yathūpacitaṁ pāpakammaṁ vā
~aṁ vā manodvāre āpāthaṁ āgacchati, Vism 548,31
foll. qu. Vibh-a 157,14 foll.; Vism 549,29 foll. qu. Vibh-a
158,15 foll.; — yāya cetanāya narake paṭisandhi jani-
tā tassa vipāke parikkhīṇe avasesakammaṁ vā ~aṁ
vā ārammaṇaṁ katvā, Spk II 218,18 = Sp 508,18 (ya-
smā kammasarikkhakavisaye kammaṁ vā ~aṁ vā
ti dvayam eva vuttaṁ, yasmā ca gatinimittaṁ viya
kammaṁ ~añ ca kammato bhinnaṁ visuṁ bhutvā
na tiṭṭhati, tasmā ..., Sp-ṭ II 294,9); paṭisandhivasena
pavattamānam pi parittaṁ kammaṁ ~aṁ gatinini-
mittaṁ vā ārammaṇaṁ karoti, As 411,18; dasa cit-
tuppādā ti ettha aṭṭha tāva sahetukadevamanussā-
naṁ paṭisandhigahaṇakāle kammaṁ vā ~aṁ vā ā-
rabbha pavattiyaṁ atītārammaṇā, 417,15 (~aṁ pana
ārabbha pavattiyaṁ paccuppannârammaṇabhāvaṅ
ca paṭisandhiyā paṭiccasamuppādavibhaṅgavaṇṇa-
nāyaṁ vakkhati, As-mṭ 193,9,10); nipajjitvā niddā-
yantassā pi tikhiṇena asinā sīsaṁ chindati ... eva-
rūpe pi kale aññataraṁ kammaṁ vā ~aṁ vā upaṭ-
ṭhāti, Vibh-a 156,14 qu. Ss 210,12; kammaṁ ~aṁ vā ā-
lambitvā pavattati, Abhidh-av 62,7; paccupaṭṭhita-
kammena upaṭṭhāpite ~e vā, gatinimitte vā, Paṭis-a
571,17; kammehī ti ~aṁ (v.l. kamme ni°), Vv-a 191,17
(ad Vv 738).