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kasiṇâyatana

, n. [°ṇa + āyat°, cf. Buddh. sa.
kṛtsnāyatana, SWTF s.v.; Abhidh-k VIII 36a, A-
bhidh-k-bh(P) 457,13 foll.; kasiṇa, q.v.], sphere of total-
ity; cf.
Mppś 1287 foll.; Abhidh-k(VP) V: 213-14; 10
spheres of totality are enum.:
paṭhavī°, āpo°, tejo°, vā-
yo°, nīla°, pīta°, lohita°, odāta°, ākāsa°, viññāṇa°;
no.s 9-10 om. at Paṭis I 49,6; 144,13; 150,4 (cf. the enu-
meration of
38 or 40 subjects of meditation, on which, cf.
2kammaṭṭhāna, q.v.); Vism substitutes āloka° and pa-
richinnâkāsa° for no.s 9-10, cf. Mppś 1305,1 foll.; da-
sa ~āni: paṭhavīkasiṇam eko sañjānāti uddhaṁ a-
dho tiriyaṁ advayaṁ appamāṇaṁ +, D III 268,20
foll. (cf. Vyu 1528-40); katame dasa dhamma bhā-
vetabbā ? dasa ~āni + (= prec), D III 290,16 (cf. Mp
III 58,15 foll.) ≠ Paṭis I 28,11; sāvakā dasa ~āni bhā-
venti + (= prec), M II 14,30 foll.; A V 46,1 foll.; 60,15
foll.; Nett 89,23 foll.; — °-tta, n. [abstr.], the being
sphere of totality;
sati pi abhibhâyatanānaṁ ~e,
As-mṭ 105,13 (ad As 187,34); — °-bhāva, m. [abstr.], =
prec.;
~ato añño abhibhâyatanabhāvo, As-mṭ 105,14
(ad As 187,34); — °-saṅkhāta, mfn., in other words
"the sphere of totality;"
kevalam ~am eva ahutvā,
As-mṭ 105,12 (ad As 187,34).