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Beggars! I see no other single thing of more power to cause the appearance of wanting if not present in the here and now, or, if present in the here and now, to cause it's growth and increase as the beautiful feature

— AN I:11



[DN 33]
PTS: Dialogs of the Buddha III, #33: The Recital, T.W. and C.A.F. Rhys Davids, trans., pp201
WP: The Long Discourses of the Buddha, #33: The Chanting Together, M. Walshe, trans., pp479
[MN 22] PTS: The Middle Length Sayings, I: 22: Applications of Mindfulness, horner, trans., pp77
The Pāḷi Line: High Getting High
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ATI: The Five Mental Hindrances and their Conquest
ATI: Frames of Reference
Bhante Punnaji, Awakening Meditation, Puremind Press, pp 7-9

Pāḷi MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward Nyanaponika Thera
Kāmacchanda wanting, pleasure-wishing desire for sense pleasures Sensual desire covetousness covetousness sensuality sensuality Sensual Desire sensuality hankering Sensual Desire


Pāḷi Text Society
Pāḷi English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede


Not discussed separately: See Kāma and Chanda: Kāma-chanda: excitement of sensual pleasure, grouped as the first of the series of five obstacles (pañca nīvaraṇāni) D I.156, 246; III.234, 278; A I.231; IV.457; A I.134...; S I.99; V.64;... Also as the first in the series of ten fetters (saṅyojanāni) synonyms of kāma...
--jāla the net of desires...
Chanda-rāga exciting desire. In this bad sense it is nearly the same as kāma...; Mrs. Rh. D. in Dhs trsl. 292) & "the combn kāmachanda is only an enlarged term of kāma".

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