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Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
saṅkhārupekkhā-ñāṇa:the 'equanimity-knowledge with regard to the formations of existence',is one of those kinds of knowledge which form the 'purification by knowledge and vision of the path-progress' (s.visuddhi,VI,8)."It is known by 3 names:in the lowest stage it is called 'knowledge consisting in the desire for deliverance' (muccitu-kamyatā-ñāṇa); in the middle stage it is called the 'reflecting contemplation' (paṭisaṅkhānupassanāñāṇa); in the last stage,however,i.e.after attaining the summit,it is called the 'equanimity-knowledge with regard to the formations of existence' " (Vis.M.XXI).

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