Upekkhā & Upekhā

feminine “looking on”, hedonic neutrality or indifference, zero point between joy & sorrow (Cpd. 66) disinterestedness, neutral feeling, equanimity. Sometimes equivalent to adukkham-asukha-vedanā “feeling which is neither pain nor pleasure”. See detailed discussion of term at Cpd. 229–⁠232, & cp.; Dhs trsln. 39
■ Ten kinds of upekkhā are enumerated at Dhs-a.172 (cp. Dhs trsln. 48; Hardy, Man. Buddhism 505)
■ DN.i.38 (˚sati-parisuddhi purity of mindfulness which comes of disinterestedness cp. Vin.iii.4; Dhs.165 & Dhs trslnn. 50), DN.i.251, DN.ii.279 (twofold); DN.iii.50, DN.iii.78, DN.iii.106, DN.iii.224 sq., DN.iii.239, DN.iii.245 (six ˚upavicāras), DN.iii.252, DN.iii.282; MN.i.79, MN.i.364; MN.iii.219; SN.iv.71 SN.iv.114 sq., SN.v.209 sq. (˚indriya); AN.i.42; AN.i.81 (˚sukha), AN.i.256 (˚nimitta); AN.iii.185, AN.iii.291 (˚cetovimutti); AN.iv.47 sq., AN.iv.70 sq. AN.iv.300, AN.iv.443; AN.v.301, AN.v.360; Snp.67, Snp.73, Snp.972, Snp.1107, (˚satisaṃsuddha); Mnd.501 = Cnd.166; Pts.i.8, Pts.i.36, Pts.i.60, Pts.i.167 Pts.i.177; Pp.59 (˚sati); Ne.25, Ne.97 (˚dhātu), Ne.121 sq.; Vb.12, Vb.15 (˚indriya), Vb.54 (id.), Vb.69, Vb.85 (˚dhātu), Vb.228, Vb.324, Vb.326 (˚sambojjhanga), Vb.381 (˚upavicāra); Dhs.150, Dhs.153, Dhs.165 Dhs.262, Dhs.556, Dhs.1001, Dhs.1278, Dhs.1582; Vism.134 (˚sambojjhanga 5 conditions of), Vism.148 (˚ânubrūhanā), Vism.160 (def. & tenfold), Vism.317 (˚bhāvanā), Vism.319 (˚brahmavihāra), Vism.325 (˚vihārin), Vism.461; Snp-a.128; Sdhp.461.

fr. upa + īkṣ, cp. BSk. upekṣā Divy.483; Jtm.211. On spelling upekhā for upekkhā see Müller P. Gr. 16