Visuddhimagga VIII-113

Disato uparimāya disāya jātaṃ.


Ñ(VIII,113): As to direction, it lies in the upper direction.

Okāsato sarīrabbhantare dvinnaṃ thanānaṃ majjhe patiṭṭhitaṃ.


Ñ: As to location, it is to be found in the middle between the two breasts, inside the body.

Paricchedato hadayaṃ hadayabhāgena paricchinnaṃ,


Ñ: As to delimitation, it is bounded by what appertains to heart.

ayamassa sabhāgaparicchedo.

这是它的「自分的界限」。[PTS 257]

Ñ: … (This is the delimitation by the similar.) [257]

Visabhāgaparicchedo pana kesasadisoyeva.


Ñ: (But their delimitation by the dissimilar is like that for the head hairs.)

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