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  • 1 pointedness — noun The quality of being pointed The pointedness of her criticism was impossible to miss. See Also: pointedly …

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  • 2 pointedness — noun 1. the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip • Syn: ↑point • Ant: ↑unpointedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑pointed, ↑point (for: ↑point) …

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  • 3 Pointedness — Pointed Point ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913… …

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  • 4 pointedness — noun see pointed I …

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  • 5 pointedness — See pointedly. * * * …

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  • 6 pointedness — point·ed·ness || pɔɪntnɪs n. shrewdness, being sharp witted; sharpness, keenness, wittiness …

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  • 7 pointedness — point·ed·ness …

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  • 8 Mahamudra — Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism …

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  • 9 Outline of Buddhism — See also: Index of Buddhism related articles Flag of Buddhism …

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  • 10 Jhāna in Theravada — Jhāna (Pāli) is a meditative state of profound stillness and concentration in which the mind becomes fully immersed and absorbed in the chosen object of attention. [Cite web|url=http://www.accesstoinsight.org/ptf/dhamma/sacca/sacca4/samma… …

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  • 11 Rupajhana — In Buddhism, rūpajhānas (Sanskrit: rūpadhyāna meditations of form , literally form meditations ) are successive levels of meditation in which the mind is focused on a material or mental object: it is a word frequently used in Pāli scriptures and… …

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  • 12 Mantra — In Tibet, many Buddhists carve mantras into rocks as a form of meditation. A mantra (Tib.སྔགས་ ngak; Wyl. sngags) [1] is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that is considered capable of creating transformation (cf. spiritual… …

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  • 13 Karma Kagyu — (bo tw|t=ཀརྨ་བཀའ་བརྒྱུད|w=karma bka brgyud), or Kamtsang, is the largest lineage within the Kagyu school,Fact|date=July 2008 one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu is the Gyalwa Karmapa . The… …

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  • 14 Ekaggata — Ekaggatā (Pali) or Ekāgratā (Unicode|एकाग्रता, Sanskrit) means one pointedness , or the state ( tā) of having one (eka) point (agga or agra). This mental factor is the primary component in all jhānas and the essence of concentration samādhi.One… …

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  • 15 Stèphano Sabetti — Infobox Scientist name = Dr. Stèphano Sabetti Dr. Stèphano Sabetti is a spiritual facilitator/mentor, eclectic writer and speaker on fundamental spiritual, philosophical, and psychological subjects. His subject matter includes such diverse topics …

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  • 16 Buddhism — Buddhist, n., adj. Buddhistic, Buddhistical, adj. Buddhistically, adv. /booh diz euhm, bood iz /, n. a religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that… …

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  • 17 Dhyāna in Buddhism — Chinese name Traditional Chinese 禪 Simplified Chinese 禅 …

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  • 18 brevity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. concision, briefness, shortness, transientness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shortness, conciseness, concision, briefness, terseness, pointedness, pithiness, compression, succinctness, crispness,… …

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  • 19 Pickedness — Pick ed*ness, n. 1. The state of being sharpened; pointedness. [1913 Webster] 2. Fineness; spruceness; smartness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Too much pickedness is not manly. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 wordy — adjective (wordier; est) Date: 12th century 1. using or containing many and usually too many words 2. of or relating to words ; verbal • wordily adverb • wordiness noun Synonyms: wordy …

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