Visuddhimagga V-29

Āpokasiṇavasena pathaviyaṃ ummujjananimmujjanaṃ, udakavuṭṭhisamuppādanaṃ, nadīsamuddādinimmānaṃ, pathavīpabbatapāsādādīnaṃ kampananti evamādīni ijjhanti.


Ñ(V,29): The water kasiṇa is the basis for such powers as diving in and out of the earth (D.i,78), causing rain, storms, creating rivers and seas, making the earth and rocks and palaces quake (M.i,253).

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