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By Bhikkhu Bodhi

This smooth translation of the Abhidhammattha Sangaha (Manual of Abhidhamma) deals 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 imperative subject matters, together with states of awareness and psychological elements, the capabilities and approaches of the brain, the fabric global, based bobbing up, and the equipment and levels of meditation. This offers a precise translation of the Sangaha along the unique Pali textual content. an in depth, explanatory advisor with greater than forty charts and tables lead readers throughout the complexities of Adhidhamma. This replaces 9552401038.

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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.

Upekkhāsahagataṁ ñāṇavippayuttaṁ sasaṁkhārikam ekan ti. Imāni aṭṭha pi sahetuka-kāmāvacara-kusalacittāni nāma. 1. One consciousness, accompanied by joy, associated with knowledge, unprompted. 2. One consciousness, accompanied by joy, associated with knowledge, prompted. 3. One consciousness, accompanied by joy, dissociated from knowledge, unprompted. 40 1. Compendium of Consciousness 4. One consciousness, accompanied by joy, dissociated from knowledge, prompted. 5. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, associated with knowledge, unprompted.

Upekkhāsahagataṁ vicikicchāsampayuttam ekaṁ. 12. Upekkhāsahagataṁ uddhaccasampayuttam ekan ti. Imāni dve momūhacittāni nāma. 1. Compendium of Consciousness 31 Icc’evaṁ sabbathā pi dvādasākusalacittāni samattāni. 11. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, associated with doubt. 12. One consciousness, accompanied by equanimity, associated with restlessness. These two types of consciousness involve sheer delusion. Thus end, in all, the twelve types of unwholesome consciousness. Guide to §6 Consciousness rooted in delusion (mohamūlacittāni): This last class of unwholesome consciousness comprises those cittas in which the other two unwholesome roots — greed (lobha) and hatred (dosa) — are absent.

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