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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Cetanā Sutta:1.Cetanā Sutta.-That which we will and intend to do and with which we are occupied,that becomes an object (ārammana) for the persistence of consciousness (viññāna).The object being there,there comes to be a station of consciousness.Consciousness being stationed and growing,there is renewed existence with all its consequent ills.S.ii.65f.

2.Cetanā Sutta.-Same as above,with "name-and-form" substituted for rebirth,and the other factors of the paticca-samuppāda following there-from.S.ii.66.

3.Cetanā Sutta.-Same as (1),except that consciousness,being stationed and growing,there comes a bending (nati) followed,serially,by a "going to a coming" (āgatigati),decease,rebirth,etc.S.ii.66f.

4.Cetanā Sutta.-Volitioned acts occasioned by form,sound,etc.,are impermanent.S.iv.227.

5.Cetanā Sutta.-The arising of volitional acts is the appearing of decay-and-death; their cessation,its cessation.S.iii.230.

6.Cetanā Sutta.-The desire and lust that is in will,concerning shape,etc.,is corruption of the heart.S.iii.233.

7.Cetanā Sutta.-Preached to Ananda.Rebirth is due to intention (cetanā) and aspiration (patthāna) being established in a lower element because of ignorance.A.i.224.

8.Cetanā Sutta.-Where there is action of body,speech or mind,there arises pleasure or pain caused by intention (cetanā).This is due to ignorance; when ignorance is destroyed,there is no field or base for such action.A.ii.157f.

9.Cetanā Sutta.-In a monk possessed of good conduct spiritual life proceeds spontaneously,not intentionally.A.v.2f.

10.Cetanā Sutta.-The same,in substance,as (9).A.v.312f.

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