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Sankhārupekkhā-ñāna: the 'equanimity-knowledge with regard to the constructions of existence', is one of those kinds of knowledge which form the 'purification by knowledge and vision of the path-progress' see: visuddhi VI, 8.;It is known by 3 names: in the lowest stage it is called 'knowledge consisting in the desire for deliverance' rnuccitu-kamyatā-ñāna in the middle stage it is called the 'reflecting contemplation' patisankhānupassanāñāna in the last stage, however, i.e. after attaining the summit, it is called the 'equanimity-knowledge with regard to the constructions of existence' Vis.M XXI.


Maha Thera Nyanatiloka. Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines, Buddhist Publication Society, first edition 1952.

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