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By Bhikkhu Bodhi

This smooth translation of the Abhidhammattha Sangaha (Manual of Abhidhamma) bargains an creation to Buddhism's primary philosophical psychology. initially written within the eleventh or twelfth century, the Sangaha has served because the key to knowledge held within the Abhidhamma. Concisely surveyed are Abhidhamma's vital issues, together with states of attention and psychological elements, the services and tactics of the brain, the fabric global, established bobbing up, and the equipment and levels of meditation. This provides an actual translation of the Sangaha along the unique Pali textual content. a close, explanatory consultant with greater than forty charts and tables lead readers in the course of the complexities of Adhidhamma. This replaces 9552401038.

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Imāni tīṇi pi ahetukakiriyacittāni nāma. Icc’evaṁ sabbathā pi aṭṭhāras’āhetukacittāni samattāni. 16. Five-sense-door adverting consciousness accompanied by equanimity; as is 17. Mind-door adverting consciousness; 18. Smile-producing consciousness accompanied by joy. These three are the rootless functional types of consciousness. Thus end, in all, the eighteen types of rootless consciousness. Guide to §10 Rootless functional consciousness (ahetukakiriyacittāni): The remaining three types of consciousness among the ahetuka are not karmic results.

13. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, associated with knowledge, unprompted. 14. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, associated with knowledge, prompted. 15. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, dissociated from knowledge, unprompted. 16. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, dissociated from knowledge, prompted. 42 1. Compendium of Consciousness These are the eight types of sense-sphere resultant consciousness with roots. Guide to §14 Sense-sphere resultant consciousness with roots (sahetuka-kāmāvacaravipākacittāni): Just as there are eight wholesome types of consciousness, there are also eight corresponding types of resultant consciousness.

Unwholesome Resultant Consciousness (akusalavipākacittāni) — 7 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Upekkhāsahagataṁ cakkhuviññāṇaṁ; tathā Sotaviññāṇaṁ; Ghānaviññāṇaṁ; Jivhāviññāṇaṁ; Dukkhasahagataṁ kāyaviññāṇaṁ; Upekkhāsahagataṁ sampaṭicchanacittaṁ; Upekkhāsahagataṁ santīraṇacittañ cā ti. Imāni satta pi akusalavipākacittāni nāma. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Eye-consciousness accompanied by equanimity; as are Ear-consciousness; Nose-consciousness; Tongue-consciousness; Body-consciousness accompanied by pain; Receiving consciousness accompanied by equanimity; Investigating consciousness accompanied by equanimity.

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