emotion of joy, delight, zest exuberance. On term see Dhs. trsl. 11 and Cpd. 243 Classed under sankhārakkhandha, not vedanā˚-DN.i.37, DN.i.75; DN.iii.241, DN.iii.265, DN.iii.288; MN.i.37; SN.ii.30; SN.iv.236; AN.iii.26, AN.iii.285 sq.; AN.iv.411, AN.iv.450; AN.v.1 sq., AN.v.135, AN.v.311 sq. AN.v.333 sq.; Snp.257, Snp.687, Snp.695, Snp.969, Snp.1143 (= Bhagavantaṃ ārabbha p. pāmujjaṃ modanā pamodanā citti-odagyaṃ etc. Cnd.446); Mnd.3, Mnd.491; Pp.68; Dhs.9, Dhs.62, Dhs.86, Dhs.172 Dhs.584, Dhs.999; Ne.29; Vism.145 (& sukha in contrasted relation), Vism.212, Vism.287 (in detail); DN-a.i.53 (characterised by ānanda); Dhp-a.i.32; Sdhp.247, Sdhp.461. On relation to jhāna see the latter. In series pīti passaddhi samādhi upekkhā under sambojjhaṅga (with eleven means of cultivation: see Vism.132 & Vb-a.282)
■ Phrase; pītiyā sarīraṃ pharati “to pervade or thrill the body with joy” (aor. phari), at Ja.i.33; Ja.v.494; Dhp-a.ii.118 Dhp-a.iv.102; all passages refer to pīti as the fivefold pīti pañcavaṇṇā pīti, or joy of the 5 grades (see Dhs. trsl. 11, 12, and Cpd. 56), viz. khuddikā (slight sense of interest), khaṇikā (momentary joy), okkantikā (oscillating interest, flood of joy), ubbegā (ecstasy, thrilling emotion), and pharaṇā pīti (interest amounting to rapture, suffusing joy). Thus given at Dhs-a.115 Vism.143, referred to at Dhs-a.166
■ pīti as; nirāmisa (pure) and sāmisa (material) at MN.iii.85; SN.iv.235.
-gamanīya pleasant or enjoyable to walk MN.i.117 -pāmojja joy and gladness AN.iii.181. AN.iii.307 (˚pāmujja) Dhp.374; Dhp-a.iv.110; Kp-a.82. -pharaṇatā state of being pervaded with joy, joyous rapture, ecstasy DN.iii.277; Pts.i.48; Vb.334; Ne.89. -bhakkha feeding on joy (Ep. of the Ābhassara Devas) DN.i.17; DN.iii.28, DN.iii.84, DN.iii.90; AN.v.60; Dhp.200; AN.i.110; Dhp-a.iii.258; Sdhp.255 -mana joyful-hearted, exhilarated, glad of heart or mind MN.i.37; MN.iii.86; SN.i.181; AN.iii.21; AN.v.3; Snp.766 Mnd.3; Ja.iii.411; Vb.227. -rasa taste or emotion of joy Vv-a.86. -sambojjhaṅga the joy-constituent of enlightenment MN.iii.86; DN.iii.106, DN.iii.226, DN.iii.252, DN.iii.282 Eleven results of such a state are enumerated at Dhs-a.75 viz. the 6 anussatis, upam’ ânussati, lūkhapuggalaparivajjanatā siniddha-pug
■ sevanatā, pasādanīyasuttanta-paccavekkhaṇatā, tadadhimuttatā (cp. Vism.132 & Vb-a.282).; -sahagata followed or accompanied by joy, bringing joy Dhs.1578 (dhammā, various things or states); Vism.86 (samādhi). -sukha zest and happiness intrinsic joy (cp. Cpd. 56, 243) SN.i.203; DN.iii.131 DN.iii.222; Dhs.160; Vism.158; Thag-a.160. According to Dhs-a.166 “rapture and bliss,” cp. Expositor 222. -somanassa joy and satisfaction Ja.v.371; Snp.512; Pv-a.6, Pv-a.27, Pv-a.132.
cp. Class. Sk. prīti & Vedic prīta pp. of; prī, see pīneti & piya