What is the Definition of Energy?
The Blessed Buddha once said:
What, Bhikkhus, is the ability of Energy? Here, Bhikkhus, the Noble
with energy aroused for the elimination of all disadvantageous
mental states, and
gaining a firm foundation in all advantageous states.
determined, resolute in
all his efforts, not evading any good opportunity to
advantageous mental states. That enthusiasm is called the
ability of Energy.
Samyutta Nikāya V 48
Without Energy, there
advantageous behaviour (good action = good kamma).
advantageous behaviour doing good, neither is there any good result...
produces no effect! Therefore: Raise
up, and stir up your own elevation!
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Enthusiastic Ability of Energy see: