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Definition: The word akusala often is translated into English as "evil." However, it doesn't mean what most English-speakers usually mean by "evil.

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(Akusala) Kamma Nidāna Sutta
The (Akusala) Kamma Nidāna Sutta (A 10.
(Akusala,mūla) Ańńa,titthiy Sutta
Aguttara Nikya vol 1. A 3.
Summary of the 24 Paccaya by Sujin Boriharnwanaket translated by
cetasika, which are the 4 akusala-cetasika that arise with all akusala-citta. mocatukka since they are the 4 akusala-sadharana-cetasika with moha as leader .
Pali-sv ordbok
Can Killing a Living Being Ever Be an Act of Compassion?
an unwholesome (akusala) act and, as such, to be avoided. The first of the ten courses of unwholesome action (akusala-kammapatha) is “to kill living beings.

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Are lascivious thoughts immoral if not acted upon?
That is, they are either wholesome or unwholesome (kusala/akusala). Further, the consequences flowing from our acts are in proportion to and in the direction of the quality of the acts. This is what is meant by our karma.

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Akusala - In Buddhism, Akusala is evil or unwholesomeness
Akusala is a Pali word often translated as "evil." It refers to anything that creates harmful karma.
Kusala and Akusala as Criteria of Buddhist Ethics
Kusala and Akusala as Criteria of Buddhist Ethics. Bhikkhu Thich Nhat-Tu.
akusala. 'unwholesome',. are all those karmic volitions (kamma-cetanā; s.
Both kusala and akusala cittas constitute what, in Pαli, are termed kamma.
Akusala | The Existential Buddhist

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